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limey

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
lim=ey

OXFORD DICTIONARY

limey, n. (pl. -eys) US sl. offens. a British person (orig. a sailor) or ship.

Etymology
LIME(2), because of the former enforced consumption of lime-juice in the British Navy

THESAURUS

limey

AB, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Aussie, Boche, Canuck, Chink, Dylan, Flying Dutchman, Guinea, Hunk, Hunkie, Jerry, Kraut, Krauthead, Mick, Mickey, Neptune, OD, Paddy, Poseidon, Varuna, able seaman, able-bodied seaman, bluejacket, buccaneer, dago, deep-sea man, fair-weather sailor, fisherman, frog, greaseball, greaser, hearty, jack, jack afloat, jack-tar, jacky, lobsterman, mariner, matelot, navigator, pirate, privateer, sailor, salt, sea dog, sea rover, seafarer, seafaring man, seaman, shipman, tar, viking, water dog, wetback, whaler, windjammer, windsailor

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