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1 A Chinese vessel.
See junk rig.
2 Old and condemned rope cut into short lengths and used for making swabs, mats, fenders, oakum, etc.
3 The word applied colloquially by seamen during the days of sail to the salt beef and pork used on board, presumably to imply that it was old and ripe to be condemned as in meaning (2) of the word.
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