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Ballast

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A man of no ballast. Not steady; not to be depended on. Unsteady as a ship without ballast. A similar phrase is, “The man wants ballast.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Baliverso (in Orlando Furioso)
Balk
Balker
Balkis
Ball
Balls
Ballad
Ballads
Ballambangjan (The Straits of)
Ballast
Balle
Ballendino (Don Antonio)
Ballet (pronounce bal-lay)
Balliol College
Balloon (A pilot)
Balloon Post
Balm (French, baume)
Balmawhapple
Balmérino (Lord)
Balmung or Gram