Poop


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Poop

(Very) informal; a person with inside information. Poops generally are not allowed to make any trades based on this information.
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In the daytime, I dare say, you might make it out with a glass from your poop.
The second mate had crossed from the other side of the poop and might have been hanging over the rail for all we knew.
Directly I put my head out of the companion I saw the group of my two officers, the second mate barefooted, the chief mate in long India- rubber boots, near the break of the poop, and the steward halfway down the poop ladder talking to them eagerly.
The three archers named stood at the further end of the poop, balancing themselves with feet widely spread and bows drawn, until the heads of the cloth-yard arrows were level with the centre of the stave.
Powell took his station modestly at the break of the poop.
Yet these two pulled long faces and even gave hostile glances to the poop.
Captain Anthony, walking with a springy hurried gait on the other side of the poop from end to end, gazed straight before him.
He was glad when the other occupants of the poop left it at the sound of the bell.
Presently he would bring me a cup up on the poop, and it was then that I allowed myself to drop into my deck chair for a couple of hours of real sleep.
He went away readily enough, but he was so weakened by re- peated bouts of fever, poor fellow, that in order to get down the poop ladder he had to turn sideways and hang on with both hands to the brass rail.
We were all in a tight group on the poop looking at her.
There were various stores, bolts of canvas, coils of rope; the poop looked like a marine bazaar, and the boats were lumbered to the gunwales.