Meaning of “bilge” in the English Dictionary

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"bilge" in British English

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uk /bɪldʒ/ us /bɪldʒ/

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.

(Definition of “bilge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)