Definition of Reefers

1. Noun. (plural of reefer) ¹



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Definition of Reefers

1. reefer [n] - See also: reefer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Reefers

reef knot
reef knots
reef point
reef rashes
reef squirrelfish
reef triggerfish
reef whitetip shark
reefable
reefal
reefed
reefer
reefer's nut
reefer jacket
reefer jackets
reefers (current term)
reefier
reefiest
reefing
reefings
reefpoint
reefs
reefy
reeing
reeject
reejected
reejecting
reejects
reek
reeked

Literary usage of Reefers

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1. A Cruise on the Constitution: Around the World on Old Ironsides, 1844-1847 by Benjamin F. Stevens (1904)
"The two other skulls were smuggled aboard ship by some "reefers," and will probably adorn their studios at the termination of the cruise. ..."

2. Recollections of a Naval Life by James Scott (1834)
"Voyage to Greenland—Jokes among the reefers—Information respecting La Guerriere frigate—Exhilaration of the Crew Anecdote of a poor Marine recruit—The ..."

3. Midshipman Pauling by Molly Elliot Seawell (1891)
"Them little reefers was a sight to see ! You'd 'a' thought they was goin' to ... That's a cur'us thing about reefers — they alters puts on their good clo'es ..."

4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
"He will pay it off by riding the watch- officers, and they will come down on the reefers, and the reefers will pass it along to the men, and Jack generally ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1852)
"He will pay it off by riding the watch- officers, and they will come down on the reefers, and the reefers will pass it along to the men, and Jack generally ..."

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