junk

Definitions:

  • Discarded material, such as glass, rags, paper, or metal, some of which may be reused in some form.
  • None
  • Articles that are worn-out or fit to be discarded.
  • Cheap or shoddy material.
  • Something meaningless, fatuous, or unbelievable.
  • None
  • The genitals.
  • The buttocks.
  • Heroin.
  • Hard salt beef for consumption on board a ship.
  • To discard as useless or sell to be reused as parts; scrap.
  • Cheap, shoddy, or worthless.
  • Having a superficial appeal or utility, but lacking substance.
  • Relating to or similar to junk bonds, especially in having a high risk of default.
  • A Chinese flatbottom ship with a high poop and battened sails.
  • A rush; a reed.
  • <em>Nautical</em>, old or condemned cable and cordage cut into small pieces, used when untwisted for making points, gaskets, swabs, mats, etc., and picked into fibers to make oakum for calking seams.
  • Hence Worn-out and discarded material in general that may be turned to some use; especially, old rope, chain, iron, copper, parts of machinery, and bottles, gathered or bought up by tradesmen called junk-dealers; hence, rubbish- of any kind; odds and ends.
  • Salt beef or pork supplied to vessels for long voyages: so called from its resemblance in toughness to old ropes' ends.
  • The mass of blubbery and cellular tissue which fills the cavity of the head of the sperm-whale between the case and the white-horse, containing oil and spermaceti.
  • A large sea-going sailing vessel used in the Chinese seas.
  • A thick piece; a. lump; a chunk.
  • A fragment of any solid substance; a thick piece. See <xref urlencoded="chunk">chunk</xref>.
  • A large vessel, without keel or prominent stem, and with huge masts in one piece, used by the Chinese, Japanese, Siamese, Malays, etc., in navigating their waters.
  • Pieces of old cable or old cordage, used for making gaskets, mats, swabs, etc., and when picked to pieces, forming oakum for filling the seams of ships.
  • Old iron, or other metal, glass, paper, etc., bought and sold by junk dealers.
  • Something worthless, or only worth its value as recyclable scrap.
  • Hard salted beef supplied to ships.
  • a stout bottle made of thick dark-colored glass.
  • a dealer in old cordage, old metal, glass, etc.
  • a hook for hauling heavy pieces of blubber on deck.
  • A follower.
  • a shop where old cordage, and ship's tackle, old iron, old bottles, old paper, etc., are kept for sale.
  • a large vat into which spent tan liquor or ooze is pumped.
  • a wad used in proving cannon; also used in firing hot shot.
  • A <xref>Chinese</xref> <xref>sailing</xref> <xref>vessel</xref>.
  • <xref>Discarded</xref> or <xref>waste</xref> material; <xref>rubbish</xref>, <xref>trash</xref>.
  • A <xref>collection</xref> of <xref>miscellaneous</xref> items of little <xref>value</xref>.
  • Any narcotic <xref>drug</xref>, especially <xref>heroin</xref>.
  • <xref>Genitalia</xref>.
  • Salt beef.
  • To <xref>throw away</xref>.
  • any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails
  • the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
  • dispose of (something useless or old)
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