from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A British sailor: so called because he is obliged by law to use lime-juice at sea as an antiscorbutic.
- n. Hence A British ship on which the lime-juice law is carried out.
- n. In Australia, a new-comer; one who has made the voyage on a lime-juicer; a greenhorn; a ‘new chum.’
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