Fa – the Green Dragon

A Place for the Odd Musings of an Expat Bristolian


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Obscure words explained 106. – doover

DOOVER

A thingamajig

for fixing oojamabobs

You know what I mean


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Obscure words explained 93. – chockablock

CHOCKABLOCK

A nautical term

when blocks drawn close together

permit no movement

Note: Originally chock and block, part of the tackle on rigged sailing ships