a common seaweed, Fucus vesiculosus, found in cold marine waters, having narrow brownish fronds with air-filled vesicles.
Sappers and Miners George Manville Fenn
adjective (slang) intoxicated; drunk
noun any of several seaweeds of the genera Fucus and Ascophyllum, esp F. vesiculosus, that grow in the intertidal regions of rocky shores and have branched brown fronds with air bladders
like or resembling a bladder. inflated. Historical Examples For the Term of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke Trees of the Northern United States Austin C. Apgar For the Term of His Natural Life Marcus Clarke The Elements of Botany Asa Gray Seed Dispersal William J. Beal
the flat cutting part of a sword, knife, etc. a sword, rapier, or the like. a similar part, as of a mechanism, used for clearing, wiping, scraping, etc.: the blade of a windshield wiper; the blade of a bulldozer. the arm of a propeller or other similar rotary mechanism, as an electric fan or turbine. […]