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[see-dawg, -dog] /ˈsiˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg/
Origin of seadog
First recorded in 1815-25; sea + dog Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Twenty strokes more—the peril is past; and the seadog bounds on to the deck of his stout vessel.

    A Dream of the North Sea James Runciman
  • A basket with a turbot is in the stern-sheets; that turbot will form part of the seadog's humble evening meal.

    A Dream of the North Sea James Runciman
  • Nay, the seadog of Cowes is no man to be the prey of womanish tremors; he goes gaily like a true Mariner to confront the elements.

    A Dream of the North Sea James Runciman
British Dictionary definitions for seadog


another word for fogbow, fogdog
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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