a lead weight attached to a line, cast overboard in shoal water and allowed to pay out freely to show the speed of a ship and the force of the current.
Wednesday Winner: Birling
Today’s Word of the Day was chosen by Robert B. from St. Catharines, Canada. Birling means “a game played by lumberjacks, in which each tries to balance longest on a floating log while rotating the log with the feet.” Submit your favorite word here and it could be chosen as one of our Word of the Day selections! My inner child is now at peace, knowing what the …
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