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bergy bit

[bur-gee] /ˈbɜr gi/
noun
1.
a small iceberg, somewhat larger than a growler.
Origin of bergy bit
1930-1935
1930-35; berg + -y2
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  • It comes with the onset of a "bergy-bit" which smashes the martingale as it plunges into a deep trough.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson

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