Definitions

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  • n. The hold of a ship; also, the bilge.

Etymologies

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From Middle English thurrok, from Old English þurruc ("a small boat, the hold of a ship, drain"), from Proto-Germanic *þurrukaz, *þurkan, *þirkan (“groundwater in a ship, hole”), from Proto-Indo-European *terg-, *terǵ- (“to rub, wipe, clean, make holes”). Cognate with Eastern Frisian durk ("sewer, bilge-water, lowest part in the hold of a ship"), Middle Dutch durck, dorck ("the hold of a ship") (Dutch durk, dork ("a spout-hole")), Middle Low German dork ("keel room, the lowest part of a ship's hold"), Gothic  (þairko, "hole, eye (of a needle)"), Latin tergō, tergeō ("wipe, scour, clean", v), Old English þurh, þuruh ("through"). More at through, thorough.

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