Among the causes of fever on board ship he mentions the effluvia of the bilge-water.
But in the place we were now in, I had to take his word for it, for it was all as black as bilge-water.
Last night was very cold, and this morning there was ice on the lake, and the bilge-water in the boat was frozen solid.
It had a Dyer's tub attached to it, which was filled with bilge-water.
A vessel dunnages below the dry cargo to keep it from bilge-water.
It was a cloudy morning; mist was rolling across the lagoons; there was a smell of bilge-water, damp wood, fish, and fruit.
Orlando, it grieves me—it makes me feel as bad as if I had drank a pail of bilge-water; but there is no help for it!
It smells of bilge-water and greens to the exclusion of all other scents; no ordinary sea air can hope to head against it.
bilge-water was splashing against the under boiler-plates, filling the room with dense steam.
Blocks of wood introduced in all well-built vessels between the frames, where the bilge-water may wash.