dynnage
dinnage

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dinnage — brushwood, branches, boughs, bark, etc, placed as a mat on which dried fish is laid in a vessel s hold or spread on a flake (q.v.) (Newfoundland). Also spelled dennage, dynnage and dunnage …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • dunnage — /dun ij/, n., v., dunnaged, dunnaging. n. 1. baggage or personal effects. 2. loose material laid beneath or wedged among objects carried by ship or rail to prevent injury from chafing or moisture, or to provide ventilation. v.t. 3. to cover or… …   Universalium

  • dunnage — dun•nage [[t]ˈdʌn ɪdʒ[/t]] n. 1) baggage or personal effects 2) loose material laid beneath or wedged among objects carried by ship or rail to prevent injury from chafing or moisture or to provide ventilation • Etymology: 1615–25; earlier… …   From formal English to slang

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