sausage boom
 n.— «Containment booms, which prevent oil from floating free on the surface, and sausage booms, which are stuffed with absorbent material to soak oil from the water, are being used around the ship, and near shore.» —“Oil spill total reduced in R.I. as probes widen” by Matthew Brelis, William P. Coughlin in Newport, Rhode Island Boston Globe (Massachusetts) June 26, 1989. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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