from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To toss overboard.
  • transitive verb To toss out; get rid of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb to discard in a deep body of water; -- also used figuratively, to discard contemptuously.
  • transitive verb to throw from a boat into the water.

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  • verb US (idiomatic) to throw something overboard from a ship
  • verb US (idiomatic) to get rid of something unwanted

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb toss out; get rid of
  • verb throw from a boat


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From deep + six. Maybe: depth of a grave (six feet).



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