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lime-juicer

[lahym-joo-ser] /ˈlaɪmˌdʒu sər/
noun, Older Slang: Usually Disparaging and Offensive.
1.
a British sailor.
2.
a British person.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; so called because British sailors were required by law to drink lime juice to ward off scurvy
Usage note
See limey.
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lime-juicer

n.

see Limey.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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