The Californian sea-elephant and the sea-dog of the West Indies have shared a like fate.
“Not a bit of it,” said the skipper bluntly, in sea-dog fashion.
Brave, courageous Venetian sea-dog, you are just in the nick of time!
Then he slapped Walter on the back, for twenty odd years on land had not taken his "sea-dog" manners from him.
That some one was promptly called by the commodoreas jolly a sea-dog as never trod a deck.
Again the reeking steel was upheld; again the weakened French sea-dog plunged a stroke at this half-fainting assailant.
Guillim, however (p. 271), in quoting the arms of Fennor, would seem to assert the sea-wolf and sea-dog to be one and the same.
He was so genuine a sea-dog that he had been named Surf, and there was not a better sailor on the Maine island where he lived.
All these savages were naked, except one, who had the skin of a sea-dog or seal about his shoulders.
The gait of the man would have proclaimed him a sea-dog, to any one acquainted with that animal, as far as he could be seen.