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sea wolf

any of several large, voracious, marine fishes, as the wolffish or sea bass.
a pirate.
Origin of sea wolf
1250-1300; Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He shall be advanced by a sea-wolf, whom the woods of Africa shall accompany.

  • Below, the sea-wolf is described as having a head “of golden coloure.”

  • The gavista's wailing cry re-echoed along the rocks; the sea-wolf's howl was heard amid the darkness.

  • Guillim, however (p. 271), in quoting the arms of Fennor, would seem to assert the sea-wolf and sea-dog to be one and the same.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
  • The first passage (v. 1599 (b)-1600) I translate literally: Then many agreed upon this (namely), that the sea-wolf had killed him.

    Beowulf Release Date: July 19, 2005 [EBook #16328]

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