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steamer

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a ship or boat powered by steam.

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steamer <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 224 words.

1 a tobacco pipe.

1811 Lex. Balatronicum n.p.: steamer. A pipe. A swell steamer; a long pipe, such as

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steamer <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 454 words.

1 a fool, a gullible person.

1936 J. Curtis Gilt Kid 22: What with the steamer she's got for regular

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paddle steamer

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

A vessel with paddle wheels usually driven by the earliest forms of steam propulsion. The type which has two, one on either side mounted amidships, was known as a side-wheeler; the other,...

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steamer <i>n.</i> (<i>US</i>)

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

an attractive woman.

c.1935 N. Baroni Night Club Moll n.p.: A peach, a plum, a reg'lar steamer!

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Mandrake Paddle Steamer

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Comprising Brian Engel (vocals), Martin Briley (b. London, England; guitar/vocals), Barry Nightingale (drums), Martin Hooker (keyboards) and Paul Riordan (bass/vocals), Mandrake Paddle...

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steamer

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N. a ship or boat powered by steam.

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steamer

Allan Beaver.

in A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Travel and Holiday. 3 words.

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steamer

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 111 words.

beamer, blasphemer, Colima, creamer, dreamer, emphysema, femur, Iwo Jima, Kagoshima, lemur, Lima, oedema (US edema), ottava rima,

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steamer

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 111 words.

beamer, blasphemer, Colima, creamer, dreamer, emphysema, femur, Iwo Jima, Kagoshima, lemur, Lima, oedema (US edema), ottava rima,

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steamer

Alan Davidson.

Edited by Tom Jaine.

in The Oxford Companion to Food

January 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 4 words.

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