- one of the piratical Scandinavian chiefs who ravaged the coasts of medieval Europe.
- (initial capital letters) a twin-engine U.S. Navy helicopter for rescue work and antisubmarine warfare.
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When it is said that Erling was a Sea-king, it is much as if we had said he was an admiral in a small way.Erling the Bold
In the tenth century he might have been a Sea-king or something similar.Blue Lights
His wife set out in the new steamer and sang to the sea-king.The Lilac Fairy Book
The shields of the sea-king and the admiral were bordered with gold.The Oera Linda Book
"But I am dying to see the tomb of the Danish sea-king," said Harriet.Margaret Capel, v. 3 of 3
- any of the greater Viking pirate chiefs who led raids on the coasts of early medieval Europe