from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Slang A submarine.
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- n. a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
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A butcher stands in the tail of his pigboat like a Venetian gondolier; a pig's head is nailed to the prow, the rest of the carcass laid out in the anatomically correct order down the length of the boat.
Not many of us in the pigboat fleet left either. "