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scuttlebutt

 : 
Noun
 : 
scut=tle=butt

CIDE DICTIONARY

scuttlebuttn. 
  •  See scuttle butt.  [PJC]
  •  A drinking fountain on board a ship or at a naval station.  [PJC]
  •  The latest gossip; rumors.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

scuttlebutt, n.
1 a water-butt on the deck of a ship, for drinking from.
2 colloq. rumour, gossip.

THESAURUS

scuttlebutt

bruit, buzz, canard, common talk, cry, flying rumor, gossip, grapevine, hearsay, idea afloat, latrine rumor, news stirring, on-dit, report, roorback, rumble, rumor, talk, town talk, unconfirmed report, whisper

For further exploring for "scuttlebutt" in Webster Dictionary Online


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