elizabeth (rainbow_yarn) wrote in 1word1day,

This means war Tuesday

limpet [LIM-pit]

1. Any of numerous marine gastropod mollusks, as of the families Acmaeidae and Patellidae, characteristically having a conical shell and adhering to rocks of tidal areas.

2. One that clings persistently.

3. A type of explosive designed to cling to the hull of a ship and detonate on contact or signal.


"Oh, let go of my garment, you little limpet boy!" exclaimed Torquil in a poor attempt to remember an actual line from Archer's Goon.
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