Skeg vs Smeg - What's the difference?

skeg | smeg |


As a noun skeg

is (nautical) a fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller.

As an interjection smeg is

(slang).

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skeg

English

(wikipedia skeg)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (nautical) A fin-like structure to the rear of the keel of a vessel that supports the rudder and protects a propeller.
  • (nautical) A similar construction on a boat that acts as a keel.
  • A fin that serves to stabilize a surfboard.
  • (obsolete) A sort of wild plum.
  • (Holland)
  • (obsolete) A kind of oat.
  • * 1842 , Cuthbert William Johnson, The farmer's encyclop√¶dia, and dictionary of rural affairs
  • SKEGS . A kind of oat, sometimes cultivated as a crop in Nottinghamshire. It is the Avena stipiformis of Linnaeus.
  • (Australia, slang) A surfer; a person who leads a surfing lifestyle.
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    smeg

    English

    Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • (slang)
  • Derived terms

    * smegger * smegging * smeghead

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