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shiver my timbers

Definition of shiver my timbers in English:

A mock oath attributed to sailors.
Example sentences
  • Truly this is worse than the ‘Hey, you can shiver my timbers!’
  • Well shiver me timbers and blow me down!
  • A house, is it? Well shiver me timbers. I always wondered what one looked like on the inside.
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