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2008-10-10 09:00:30

By SYDNEY SCHWARTZ The Marshfield and Scituate waterways commissions will be honored by the North and South Rivers Watershed Association for their work in support of a no-discharge zone. The federal Environmental Protection Agency declared the waters off Scituate, Marshfield and Cohasset a no-discharge zone in June. The waterways commissions had been working together to seek the designation for several years. In a no-discharge zone, boaters are not permitted to empty their vessels'...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.