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- adj. Having the ironwork loose or corroded; said of a ship when the bolts and nails are so badly eaten with rust as to cause leaks.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the ironwork loose or corroded; -- said of a ship when her bolts and nails are so eaten with rust that she has become leaky.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, having its iron bolts and spikes very much corroded: said of a wooden ship.
iron + sick (Wiktionary)