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sea dog

A sailor, especially a man, who is older and/or has had a lot of experience on the seas. The bar was packed with old sea dogs who'd travelled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
See also: dog, sea
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The sea dogs were virtually indistinguishable from other pirates, except they were acting under the auspices of the crown.
They will feature in a colourful premiere of a specially commissioned musical work, called Sea Dogs - a Pirate's Tail - for North Wales International Music Festival that's being held between September 24 and October 1.
She said she was away on "spousing duties" and passed on her apologies to "reporters, crunchers, hecklers, scribblers, crusty sea dogs and stand-by-your-man-ers".
He also played this season with the Hamburg Sea Dogs of NFL Europe.
And, it seems, there are no old sea dogs at the company who could have warned producers about the ways of the waves.
The British have always clung to the reputation of being sea dogs, an island race with sea fever in their blood and the scent for adventure always in their nostrils.
The streak began in 1997 while with the Florida Marlins' Double-A Portland Sea Dogs, when he blistered the baseball during a .
BEYOND SEA LEVELS GET back to nature for a beauty treatment that's not just for salty old sea dogs.
The Elder Scrolls, Morrowind, Tribunal, Sea Dogs, Bethesda Softworks and ZeniMax are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc.
Crawford, who is black, has had a wrist injury and played in a rehab game on July 5 with the Portland Sea Dogs, a Red Sox affiliate in the Double-A Eastern League.
Now those salty sea dogs have added These New Puritans to their bill.
Not in a flag-waving Rule Britannia jingoistic kind of way - although some of the old sea dogs joined the thousands at the Pier Head may have thought about giving her a salute as the aircraft carrier was helped into dock by three stalwart Mersey tugs.
His images of cobles and cottages, tractors and lobsters, sea dogs and fish depict the life and work of fishing communities on the east coast from north of Whitby to the Wash.
Swashbuckling sea dogs had to make do with a lake for their maiden voyage.
The Sea Dogs, for whom Shau n Rennison grabbed a late consolation, are still five points clear of rock-bottom Hull.