a child’s game where the person in the center must try to escape the circle or where the person in the center must try to intercept a ball being thrown across the circle (and other chasing game variants); also called pig in the middle
noun, Nautical Slang. 1. a flying bridge on top of a pilothouse or chart house.
noun 1. a short, close-fitting jacket or coat, formerly worn by sailors. noun 1. a short close-fitting jacket, esp a waist-length jacket similar to a mess jacket noun phrase [fr the fact that monkey was a nautical term for anything small, in this case a short, informal jacket as distinct from a formal frock coat; […]
Related Terms high muckety-muck
noun 1. . noun 1. a chain link for joining two lengths of chain, having a split in one end so that it can be opened to receive other links and then closed again.