bergy bit

[ bur-gee ]
/ ˈbɜr gi /

noun

a small iceberg, somewhat larger than a growler.

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Origin of bergy bit

First recorded in 1930–35; berg + -y2
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Example sentences from the Web for bergy bit

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