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sea dog

noun
1.
a sailor, especially an old or experienced one.
3.
a dogfish.
4.
a pirate or privateer.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
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  • No pirate knew our waters better than this blunt old sea dog.
  • Twice it nearly succeeded, but at last an old sea dog seized you by the collar and drew you up on the crosstrees.
British Dictionary definitions for sea dog

sea dog

noun
1.
an experienced or old sailor
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