noun . scut-tle-butt . /ˈskə-təl-ˌbət/
A cask of fresh water or drinking fountain on a ship.
Similar to the contemporary practice of gathering and gossiping at the office water cooler, the same was true on vessels centuries before we established this practice. Scuttlebutt soon became slang for gossip or talk, as shipmates would gather at the water cask and discuss the ship’s prattle and chatter.
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