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- n. Plural form of seacock.
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Instead of knowing how to sink a submarine by twisting a few seacocks, or sending a guided missile tumbling out of control by snipping its circuits, he sent the bureaucracy into a tailspin trying to avoid his pointed, incessant ire or comply with it.
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Quebec politicians may not be bailing against the rising seas, but at least they aren't opening the seacocks to settle the ship of state lower in the water.
Captain Haun was ready to abandon and scuttle his ship; her seacocks had been opened and Haun had ordered all hands on deck with their lifesaving gear.
Then they chop off your face and open your seacocks and you go under.
Actually she was sunk by opening her seacocks to prevent her possible capture.
Pipe up your complaint or foot it, you flabby seacocks what call yourselves gentlemen of fortune!
Double clamping with marine-rated stainless hose clamps, inspecting hose attachment locations, or keeping seacocks closed can all save you from a spring sinking.