A few more blows of that kind would crush in her bilge, but Grahame set his teeth and clung grimly to his wheel.
Mayo trod carefully down the bilge and clasped the mate's hand.
I had an interesting taste of it in bilge Trench and its vicinity!
Not that I was one who craved for wrack and bilge at my nose all the time.
Three feet from her bilge streak crouched a grinning rock with its teeth set!
The arrangement for baling out the bilge water is extremely laborious.
She also lurched more to starboard, as if thrown on her bilge, the deck inclining to an angle of forty-five degrees.
This not only is liable to bilge her, but makes it far more difficult to get her off.
Then at last it came alongside, and he crawled cautiously down the curve of the bilge and secured it.
She was 26' long, 9' deep, and fitted with centre and bilge keels.
1510s, "lowest internal part of a ship," also used of the foulness which collects there; variant of bulge "ship's hull," also "leather bag," from Old North French boulge "leather sack," from Late Latin bulga "leather sack," apparently from Gaulish bulga (see budget (n.)).