Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • steamboats — I Everyday English Slang in Ireland v very drunk we re getting steamed (steamboats) tonight II Glesga Glossary Drunk …   English dialects glossary

  • steamboats — adj British drunk. A lighthearted term of uncertain derivation. It may have something to do with the use of a name such as Steam boat Bill , possibly in a lost rhyming slang expression. He was completely steamboats by mid day …   Contemporary slang

  • steamboats — n. ship driven by steam power, steamship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Steamboats —    / Steamships    As revolutionary a development for transportation over water as the advent of the railroad for transportation over land. In combination with railroad transportation, in fact, shallow draft steam driven riverboats that could… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • steamboats — Adj. Drunk …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Steamboats of Grays Harbor and Chehalis and Hoquiam Rivers — Steamboats operated on Grays Harbor, a large coastal bay in the State of Washington, and on the Chehalis and Hoquiam rivers which flow into Grays Harbor near Aberdeen, a town on the eastern shore of the bay.Establishment of OperationsThe first… …   Wikipedia

  • Steamboats of the Mississippi — GeographyThe Mississippi is one of the world’s great rivers. It spans 3860 miles of length as measured using its northernmost west fork, the Missouri River, which starts in the Rocky Mountains in Montana, joining the Mississippi proper in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Steamboats of the Columbia River — This article concerns steamboats operating between Tri Cities, Washington and the Pacific Ocean. For boats on the river s upper reaches, see Steamboats of Columbia River, Wenatchee Reach and Steamboats of the Arrow Lakes. Many steamboats operated …   Wikipedia

  • Steamboats of the Arrow Lakes — The era of steamboats on the Arrow Lakes and adjoining reaches of the Columbia River is long gone but was an important part of the history of the West Kootenay and Columbia Country regions of British Columbia. The Arrow Lakes [The lakes are now… …   Wikipedia

  • Steamboats of the Oregon Coast — The history of steamboats on the Oregon Coast begins in the late 19th century. Before the development of modern road and rail networks, transportation on the coast of Oregon was largely water borne. This article focuses on inland steamboats and… …   Wikipedia

  • Steamboats of the Peace River — The Peace River was navigable by boat from the Rocky Mountain Falls at Hudson s Hope to Fort Vermilion, where there was another set of rapids, then via the lower Peace from Vermilion to Lake Athabaska. The Peace is part of the larger river… …   Wikipedia


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