a former silver coin and monetary unit of the Straits Settlements.
noun 1. a former British crown colony in SE Asia: included the settlements of Singapore, Penang, Malacca, and Labuan. Straits Settlements /streɪts/ plural noun 1. (formerly) a British crown colony of SE Asia that included Singapore, Penang, Malacca, Labuan, and some smaller islands
noun 1. Nautical. a continuous course of planks or plates on a ship forming a hull shell, deck, etc. noun 1. a curved metal plate forming part of the metal rim on a wooden wheel any metal plate let into a rubber tyre 2. (nautical) Also called streak. one of a continuous range of planks […]
noun 1. a seaport in NE Germany: a member of the medieval Hanseatic League; besieged by Wallenstein 1628. noun 1. a port in NE Germany, in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania on a strait of the Baltic: one of the leading towns of the Hanseatic League. Pop: 59 140 (2003 est)
noun, Scot. 1. an uproar; disturbance. noun 1. an uproar; tumult; brawl verb (transitive) 2. to destroy; smash