English version

bilge

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Water
bilgebilge /bɪldʒ/ noun  1 [countable usually plural]TTW the broad bottom part of a ship2 [uncountable] old-fashioned informalUNTRUE nonsense
Examples from the Corpus
bilgeA minute later he heard the rhythmic thump of the starboard bilge pump uniting with his own pumping.And beneath his feet Hencke could hear the terrifying noise of water beginning to slop its way through the bilges.
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