"How you getting on, me old trout? Me and the old woman are going out in the boat, do you got any extra oil skins on hand that will fit her?"
"Sure thing old buddy, I got a set out by the door owing to company that comes every once in a while."
oil skins - any outer clothing worn by fishermen that has been treated with oil to make it waterproof
old man - husband
old man's beard - a lichen which grows on evergreen trees and is beard-like in appearance
old trout - a friendly way to address a male (also old cock)
old woman - 1. wife, 2. inedible part of a lobster located inside the lobster near the eyes. So called because it resembles an old woman sitting in a rocking chair
on hand - to have something close by, ready for use
orphan - the dough left over after bread is baked that is too small to make another loaf. Often gets made into toutons
out by the door - outside
outporter - anyone who lives in an outport
owing to - because of
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