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limey

US and Canadian slang
a British sailor or ship
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It occurs as the result of low temperature mineralised solutions precipitating gold, silver and sulphide minerals in porous limey, magnesian and carbonaceous sediments, which had been made porous by acid solutions emanating from nearby intrusions and fragmentation from fault activity.
Some definitions like 'blarney' or 'limey' may already be well known by avid word fans; others such as 'in the doldrums' are less covered elsewhere and certain to enlighten.
Jevons is a limey with a thick northern British accent and the gift of gab--which is perhaps why some locals call his lace "The Flying Windbag"--making it a must for barhopping gossips.
Marshak began his film career in 1983 working on the early films of John Sayles, a relationship he maintained through Sayles' latest film, "Silver City." Marshak also worked on all of Steven Soderbergh's films from "The Limey" in 1999 through "Ocean's Twelve."
This scene from Steven Soderbergh's The Limey (1999), featuring Peter Fonda as the cool, corrupt protagonist, recently got me thinking about that brief but influential fragment of time we call the psychedelic moment, a period steeped in fantasy, instantly mythologized and marketed.
The silty limey mudstones or limestones of the Undifferentiated Chouteau/ McCraney seem to contain more whole Graptolites, which may represent the environment from which the Graptolites lived.
Beautiful meadowy, gingery aroma; limey and crisp on the palate.
The Cinebar was launched this week by Bass Ireland at La Lea in Belfast with the screening of Steven Soderbergh's The Limey, featuring Terence Stamp and Peter Fonda.
Interpretations of electric/sonic logs indicate the TLM is usually a 10-ft thick, dense (limey) interval of silty beds that overlies a bed of lignite.
What was it like in the sixties, wonders a dewy young woman in The Limey, speaking to Peter Fonda.
This appealing blend of sauvignon blanc and riesling possesses all the limey, lemony, zestiness, with refreshing vibrancy topped with hints of exotic fruits.