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What does “blatherskite” mean?
Also called Plimsoll.
Origin of Plimsoll mark
1880–85; named after Samuel Plimsoll (1824–98), English member of Parliament who brought about its adoption
Words nearby Plimsoll mark
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Example sentences from the Web for Plimsoll mark
To vary the figure, this essay dips its Plimsoll-mark full under.Mince PieAuthor: Christopher Darlington MorleyRelease Date: October 10, 2004 [eBook #13694]|Christopher Darlington Morley