Jackspeak of the Royal Canadian Navy

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Killick

Leading Seaman. It is derived from a Gaelic word meaning "anchor", which was a heavy stone wrapped in tree branches. The nickname is derived from the fact that the Leading Seaman's rank badge was once a fouled anchor.

Added: 2014-11-01 Last modified: 2014-11-01

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