any of various seals having coarse hair and no soft underfur.
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How to use hair seal in a sentence
A fur seal stands upright on his fore flippers, a hair seal lies supine.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries | Francis Rolt-Wheeler
The last variety of hair seal, the sea elephant, varies considerably from the preceding.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
Their clothing is also marine, their parkees of the hair-seal and their mukluks of the giant seal.Ten Thousand Miles with a Dog Sled | Hudson Stuck
Many hair seal were seen about the island, and three were killed.
Soon, with a heave, he got it inboard—a small hair seal not much more than three feet in length.The Young Alaskans | Emerson Hough
British Dictionary definitions for hair seal
any earless seal, esp the harbour seal, having a coat of stiff hair with no underfur
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