sea wolf

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noun

any of several large, voracious, marine fishes, as the wolffish or sea bass.
a pirate.

Origin of sea wolf

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300
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Contemporary Examples of sea wolf

  • His later books drew heavily from experiences and people he encountered at the bar, including the cruel captain in The Sea-Wolf.

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    December 28, 2014

Historical Examples of sea wolf