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English definition of “bilge”

bilge

noun uk   /bɪldʒ/ us  

bilge noun (TALK)

[U] old-fashioned slang nonsense: Don't talk such bilge!

bilge noun (SHIP)

[C usually plural] the bottom inside part of a ship where dirty water collects: The bilges had been pumped and the ship was ready to set sail once again.
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