- a space at the bow of a ship, having a partition for confining water entering at the hawseholes until it can be drained.
- a sunken bottom in a chain locker, covered by a grating and used to collect water from the anchor chain.
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These look not unlike mini manger scenes, something you’d see in December on the front lawn of a suburban Church of Christ.
Tom Kelch, manger of the Rehoboth Beach Guest House, contributed research to this article.Paradise lost: Remembering the popular Rehoboth men’s guest house|James Sears|September 2, 2021|Washington Blade
"I am humbled and honored to join the men and women of the US Capitol Police Department in their mission to protect the Congress, the Capitol and the federal legislative process," Manger said in a statement.Capitol Police Board names new U.S. Capitol Police chief|Shawna Chen|July 22, 2021|Axios
“When I was watching the events on January 6,” Manger said in an interview, “it was the first time since I had retired that I wished I wasn’t retired.”
The organization’s staff recruited Manger to apply, and he did.
The result was an email at 8:04 a.m. on Sept. 13 from Robert Durado, general manger the bridge.In New Documents, the Bridgegate Cover Story Unravels|Michael Daly|January 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Gabriel Jaramillo, the general manger of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, saw an opportunity.Coke Applies Supply-Chain Expertise to Deliver AIDS Drugs in Africa|Daniel Gross|September 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
By the time I had done my toilette there was a tap at the door, and in another minute I was in the salle--manger.
Mrs. Haight was nasty, but I told her she did not know you the least little bit, that you were no dog in the manger.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
A broken broom, covered with very ancient cobwebs, lay under one manger, and the remnants of a stable-bucket under another.The Portsmouth Road and Its Tributaries|Charles G. Harper
It was held round the little table in the salle manger, after Marie had brought coffee and gone out.
Through its broken shutters came the yellow glow of the oil lamp that now hung over the table in the salle manger.
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see dog in the manger.