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comment What's the meaning of the word “spitters” in The Chemical Worker's Song?
Hmm, just found a use of the word "spitter" to mean a component in a grinding machine rockhounds.com/rockshop/articles/recirculating_drip @sgroves that sounds plausible!
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comment Word meaning “close in time, or presently happening”
This seems to specific to also include things that have not yet begun.
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comment Word meaning “close in time, or presently happening”
@AndrewLeach, yep, that's exactly what I'm looking for.
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answered What is the origin of the usage of the word “rook” as it refers to the chess piece?
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comment What does it mean to “beat one's breast”?
@nohat: Fantastic! Thanks for the tip!
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comment What does it mean to “beat one's breast”?
Would you say that he is expressing sorrow for the mariner? How would that fit with the second quote where he is beating his breast on hearing the bassoon? Is he maybe expressing sorrow at the situation of having to listen to the mariner instead of being able to enjoy the festivities of the wedding?
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