Wednesday, July 01, 2009

Wednesday's Word
Word: Reef (N.)
Definition: strong tug

"If you'll stop friggin' around and take a good reef on that line, we can haul this old scow off the rocks before sunset."

(Definition from: "How To Talk Yankee", by Gerald Lewis & Tim Sample, copyright 1979, 1986 by The Thorndike Press; copyright 1989 by the First North Country Press)

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