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sea king

noun
1.
one of the piratical Scandinavian chiefs who ravaged the coasts of medieval Europe.
2.
(initial capital letters) a twin-engine U.S. Navy helicopter for rescue work and antisubmarine warfare.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; translation of Old Norse sǣkonungr; cognate with Old English sǣcyning
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British Dictionary definitions for sea-king

sea king

noun
1.
any of the greater Viking pirate chiefs who led raids on the coasts of early medieval Europe
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