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sea fox

noun
1.
thresher (def 2).
Origin of sea fox
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • A bell jangled in the bowels of the sea fox, her great screw churned the water and she shot out from the Retriever.

    Cappy Ricks Peter B. Kyne
  • On these occasions, it is needless to say, no liquor was found on board the sea fox.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn
  • Had these good people been still more watchful they would have seen the sea fox spread her sails and depart before dawn.

    Pocket Island Charles Clark Munn

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