anchor-clanker

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anchor-clanker

n. a sailor. (Army.) How can you anchor-clankers stand being cooped up on those cans?
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Also, even to the tin-eared pro-abortionist, calling a wanted baby a "fetus" is a clanker.
Recreational users and those that have become addicted need medical help more than an extended stay in the clanker, and prison time spent for drug use can ruin a person's life.
While Alek and his companion Volger jump ship and get involved with revolutionary forces, Deryn becomes involved in the mission to overcome the Clanker influence on the Ottomans.
Clanker machines are equally ingenious, especially the Ottoman 'war elephants' which feature in the battle which climaxes the novel.
Lucas hot, Spielberg not: Studios didn't want Spielberg to direct "Raiders," viewing him as a spoiled, indulgent director responsible for the over-budget clanker "1941.
That's the lowest it's been since 1968-69 when, during the prime of champion clanker Wilt Chamberlain, the percentage was at .
Whether they are human-like cyborgs or steampunk clankers, they always add a unique element to a story.
In Scott Westerfeld's creation in the "steampunk" genre, remnants of historical characters and events provide the backdrop for conflict between machines and living creatures - the Clankers and the Darwinists.
The Leviathan rescues Dylan, who joins the crew and its mission to protect the Continent from the Clankers.
The German and Austrian armies are known as Clankers and are highly mechanised, and along with planes and Zeppelins, they have powerful armoured walking machines such as Stormwalkers.
JACQUES VILLENEUVE has branded his fellow Formula One drivers a bunch of robotic clankers.
Their adventure leads them to Treasure Trove Cove, where they explore a ship, and Clankers Cavern, where they meet a giant mechanical whale.
The assassination triggers a war between the Darwinists, who believe in advanced biotechnology creating a new species, and the Clankers, who believe in the mechanically engineered machines without manipulations and alterations.
A conflict similar to World War I is the background for an epic clash between the Clankers (who use mechanical engineering) and the Darwinists (biotechnology like you've never seen before).
While the first book in the trilogy centers on page-turning battles between the machines of the Clankers and the beasties of the Darwinists, volume two shifts slightly to focus on equally suspenseful espionage.