Carol edited the glossary entries of Ship Breaker Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
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- reordered the glossary entries.
- 1 : Black Ling: A fortifying premium hard liquor
- 2 : City killer: A hurricane; a storm that can destroy a city.
- 3 : Rust Saint: The Scavenge God, the deity that scavengers pray to.
- 4 : Half men: Aka "Dog faces": An engineered species, half-dog, half-man. Monstrous in appearance, physically strong and intelligent, half-men are often used as bodyguards to the powerful, or as killers in war.
- 5 : Harvesters: Medical buyers of body parts
- 6 : Swank: Something rich, costly, precious. Or, a person of the wealthy classes.
- 7 : Scavenge: Anything that can be broken up and salvaged for profit.
- 8 : The "Teeth": City ruins now completely covered by the bay. Its jutting pieces of concrete are only visible at low tide.