bergy bit



a small iceberg, somewhat larger than a growler.

Origin of bergy bit

First recorded in 1930–35; berg + -y2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Historical Examples of bergy bit

  • It comes with the onset of a "bergy-bit" which smashes the martingale as it plunges into a deep trough.