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seadog

[see-dawg, -dog]
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noun
  1. fogbow.
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Origin of seadog

First recorded in 1815–25; sea + dog
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Examples from the Web for seadog

Historical Examples

  • 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

  • A basket with a turbot is in the stern-sheets; that turbot will form part of the Seadog's humble evening meal.

  • Twenty strokes more—the peril is past; and the Seadog bounds on to the deck of his stout vessel.


British Dictionary definitions for seadog

seadog

noun
  1. another word for fogbow, fogdog
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