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sea hog

noun
1.
a porpoise.
Origin of sea hog
1570-1580
1570-80
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  • And all this and more that I gathered, I focussed on the sea hog.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • A sea hog is a wallowing boat with a long, black, heavy snout.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • He has read that thing you wrote about the German sea hog, and he thinks it's awfully well done.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole

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