Posted by ESC on December 02, 2003
In Reply to: Shiver me timber. posted by Popeye on December 02, 2003
: What's this odd phrase mean? Where's it from?
I can tell you that timber is: 2a c : a curving frame branching outward from the keel of a ship and bending upward in a vertical direction that is usually composed of several pieces united. (Merriam-Webster online)