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1. An external or internal rib, or rim, for strength, as the flange of an iron beam; or for a guide, as the flange of a car wheel (see Car wheel.); or for attachment to another object, as the flange on the end of a pipe, steam cylinder, etc.
2. A plate or ring to form a rim at the end of a pipe when fastened to the pipe.
is one of my favourite words!
One of many I adopted in my attempt to swear less this year...
and squashed biscuit
all as expressions of suprise/dismay
any particular reason?
poo. just poo. so simple yet so effective. try it.
"oopsy, i just did a poo"
I was told it originated in Wakey