holy smoke!* - Used as an oath or expletive; dope - a stupid person, a simpleton, a fool; information, esp. on a particular subject or of a kind not widely disseminated or easily obtained; Applied to stupefying drugs and narcotics in general, or to alcoholic drink.
ender - to enter
hypnotize* - to put into a hypnotic state; to mesmerize
doper - one who dopes; one who administers or takes drugs
tarpaulin* - to cover with a tarpaulin; to shelter oneself under a tarpaulin; a covering or sheet of canvas coated or impregnated with tar so as to make it waterproof, used to spread over anything to protect it from wet; a nickname for a mariner or sailor, esp. a common sailor.
to cut a shine* - to make a brilliant display, to 'dash'
shiner* - one who shines, one who excels or is eminent
screeder - a person employed to lay floor screeds
adepted - gained, acquired
smook - to smoke
to go public* - to reveal oneself, to come out into the open
bombast* - to swell out, render grandiose (a speech or literary composition) with bombastic language.
civil law* - the law of any city or state regulating the private rights and duties of the inhabitants.
faction - manner of acting or behaving; an action, proceeding, course of conduct fashion
doublebreasted* - Of a coat, etc.: Having the two sides of the breast made alike, with buttons and button-holes, so as to button on either side. Also, having a double thickness of material on the breast, as an under-vest.
navigator* - one who navigates; a sailor or seaman, especially one skilled and experienced in the art of navigation; a labourer employed in the work of excavating and constructing a canal, or, in later use, in any similar kind of earthwork. Now usually contracted to navvy.
flick - to throw (off, etc.) with a jerk
big head - a conceited or arrogant person; (A person wearing) a large and grotesque mask covering the head.
the back of my hand to (something or somebody)* - A phrase implying contempt and rejection.
hem = him (obs.)
tooraloo* - 'goodbye'
fleawood* - the bog myrtle or sweet gale, Myrica Gale (a housewife's cure for fleas).
wellmade - skilfully fabricated, constructed, or contrived
appal - to cause the heart of (anyone) to sink; to dismay, shock, discomfit, terrify.
unmentionable - that cannot or should not be mentioned; pl. Trousers
murder* - to spoil by bad execution, representation, or pronunciation, etc.; Mund (d) - mouth.
to call names* - to apply opprobrious names or epithets to (a person); scald - to produce an injurious effect upon (something) similar to that produced by boiling water.
condemned* - confounded, damned
gusset - a triangular piece of material let into a garment to strengthen or to enlarge some part, esp. in order to afford ease in movement.
sewer - one who sews
United States; untired - not tired or exhausted; unwearied.
feed - paid by fees; hired; bribed; Sc. employed for wages
a kettle of fish* - a kettle of fish cooked al fresco, at a boating excursion or picnic; Usually with adj. ironically, as pretty, fine, nice, rare: A mess, muddle, disagreeable or awkward state of things; kirtle - a weight of 100 kilograms; fisk - any royal or state treasury; a man's purse (jocosely.)
suitmaker* - one who institutes a suit
poke - to thrust or push (anything) with one's hand or arm
noodle - the head (slang.); a simpleton, a stupid or silly person needle
tryon - an attempt, esp. an attempt at imposition or deceit; the act of trying on a garment.
to have it - to have a solution
bungle - a clumsy or unskilful piece of work
pint* - a measure of capacity for liquids, equal to half a quart or 18 of a gallon.
pourer - a vessel used in pouring anything
lay off - Naut. To steer (a ship) away from the shore
lund - disposition, nature; manners; Land's end - the extremity or furthest projecting point of a country. Now only as the proper name of the most westerly point of Great Britain.
rund = roon - a piece of the list or selvage of cloth; a strip or shred
til = till (obs.)
earthy* - dwelling or existing on the earth; characteristic of earthly as opposed to heavenly existence.
ugh - a representation of an inarticulate sound of the nature of a hollow cough; an interjection expressive of disgust.
interject* - to remark parenthetically or as an interruption
boath = both (obs.)
consistently - uniformly, with persistent uniformity
ill luck* - bad fortune, misfortune
blaspheme* - to utter profane or impious words, talk profanely
captain; scamp - a good-for-nothing, worthless person, a ne'er-do-well.
flate - to feel nausea
flashlight - a light so arranged as to give forth sudden flashes, used for signals and in lighthouses.
ire - wrath, anger
eyewinker - eyelash or eyelid
aye - Indicating assent to a previous statement, and preliminary to a further or more forcible one.
yea - Used to introduce a statement, phrase, or word, stronger or more emphatic than that immediately preceding.
night - to be overtaken by night, to be benighted (obs.)
brazen - resembling brass in colour, sound, etc.; blazing - a flaming, burning.
butter - to smear or spread with butter; batter - to strike with repeated blows of an instrument or weapon, or with frequent missiles.
be = by (obs. and dial.)
shoal - Of water: To become shallow or more shallow; Naut. To find (one's soundings) gradually more shallow; to pass from a greater into a less depth of (water), as shown by sounding.
saw - a saying; discourse; speech; a story, tale, recital
squall - to utter or sing in a loud discordant tone
soaking - taking in moisture, absorbent
scupper - Naut. Chiefly pl. An opening in a ship's side on a level with the deck to allow water to run away; ? a pump skipper
drain - to drink (a liquid) off or to the last drops
infernal machine* - an apparatus (usually disguised as some familiar and harmless object) contrived to produce an explosion for the criminal destruction of life or property; formerly, an explosive apparatus used in military operations.
to pass the buck (to) - to shift responsibility (to another)
billy - fellow; companion, comrade, mate
baffling - bewildering; that defeats skill or endeavour; Naut. Of winds: That blow about and make straight sailing impracticable; shifting, variable.
yarn - a (long) story or tale: sometimes implying one of a marvellous or incredible kind; also, a mere tale.
high tide - the state of the tide when the surface of the water is highest; the time when the tide is at the full; high time* - it is necessary at this moment (without further delay).
reminding - that reminds remaining
sniper - one who snipes, or shoots from concealment, etc.; a sharp-shooter.