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lime-juicer

lime–juicer

noun lime–juic·er \ˈlīm-ˌjü-sər\

Definition of LIME-JUICER

1
slang :  englishman
2
slang
a :  a British ship
b :  a British sailor

Origin of LIME-JUICER

from the use of lime juice on British ships as a beverage to prevent scurvy
First Known Use: 1859

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