Slang definition of whole nine yards

whole nine yards means: Phrs. The complete amount, all of it, totally. Much speculation as to its origins but essentially unknown. [Orig. U.S.]

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whole nine yards means: Phrs. The complete amount, all of it, totally. Much speculation as to its origins but essentially unknown. [Orig. U.S.]

Slang meaning of whole nine yards

whole nine yards means: Phrs. The complete amount, all of it, totally. Much speculation as to its origins but essentially unknown. [Orig. U.S.]

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Meaning of YARDS

YARDS means: TRAIN YARDS WHERE TRAINS ARE STORED AND PARKED AND WHERE WRITERS BOMB

Meaning of YARDS

YARDS means: TRAIN YARDS WHERE TRAINS ARE STORED AND PARKED AND WHERE WRITERS BOMB

Meaning of full nine yards

full nine yards means: Phrs. The complete amount. Less common variation on 'the whole nine yards'. Much speculation as to its origins but essentially unknown. [Orig. U.S.]

Meaning of FEET AND YARDS

FEET AND YARDS means: Feet and yards is London Cockney rhyming slang for playing cards.

Meaning of Man the Yards

Man the Yards means: On square:rigged ships, a form of ceremonial salute to honor the visit of a high official. The yards were lined by men standing upon them, and there was also a man standing on the truck of each topgallant mast.

Meaning of Square Rigger

Square Rigger means: Large ships dating back to the 17th century typically with three masts carrying rectangular sails mounted on horizontal spars called yards. A sailing:ship rig with rectangular sails set approximately at right angles to the keel line from horizontal yards.

Meaning of Scandalize

Scandalize means: A method of reducing sail in a fore:and:aft rig by hauling up the tack and lowering the peak of a sail. It was used by older sailing trawlers to reduce speed through the water while operating a trawl. Also the yards in a square:rigged ship are said to be scandalized when they are not set square to the masts after the ship has anchored. Scandalizing the yards of a ship was a sign of mourning for a death on board.

Meaning of YARDS

YARDS means: Montagnard soldiers. Pg. 523

Meaning of SQUEEZERS

SQUEEZERS means: Car-retarding system used in some railroad yards

Meaning of Gasket

Gasket means: Ties used to tie up the sails when they are furled to the boom or yards.

Meaning of all-T-Taint-O

all-T-Taint-O means: fully rigged masts and yards (see tant)

Meaning of Topmen

Topmen means: Seamen who worked on the masts and yards of square:rigged ships.

Meaning of collar

collar means: place where a fishing boat is anchored for the night or “Sunday”, just a few yards from the stage

Meaning of Crack On

Crack On means: To carry sail to the full limit of strength of masts, yards, and tackles.

Meaning of Lifts

Lifts means: On square:rigged ships, the lines which are lead from the masthead to the ends of the yards to support them.

Slang definitions, words, phrases and meanings

Meaning of DOODAH

DOODAH means: Doodah is slang for the penis.Doodah is slang for an unspecified thing.

Meaning of mothers ruin

mothers ruin means: Gin.

Meaning of cracktivities director

cracktivities director means: The person at a party that has drugs or a drug dealer

Meaning of ogles

ogles means: Eyes. This is an example of the polari underground gay language used in the British Merchant Marine.

Meaning of telephonicophilia

telephonicophilia means: A person with this fetish is sexually aroused by talking dirty on the phone or being talked to lewdly.

Meaning of MONKEY TRANQUILIZER

MONKEY TRANQUILIZER means: PCP

Meaning of NP 

NP  means: Stands for Nail Polish.

Meaning of TALLOWPOT

TALLOWPOT means: Locomotive fireman, so called from melted tallow used to lubricate valves and shine the engine

Meaning of shekels/sheckles

shekels/sheckles means: money. Not always, but often refers to money in coins, and can also refer to riches or wealth. From the Hebrew word and Israeli monetary unit 'shekel' derived in Hebrew from the silver coin 'sekel' in turn from the word for weight 'sakal'.

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