sea dog

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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 traveled all across the world, sharing stories of their adventures.
See also: dog, sea
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Tortoise liver, filleted shark, and beef steaks from seadogs."
After a generation of half-piratical depredations by the English seadogs against the Spanish treasure fleets and the Spanish settlements in America, King Philip, exasperated beyond all patience and urged on by a bigot's zeal for the Catholic Church, began deliberately to prepare the Great Armada, which was to crush at one blow the insolence, the independence, and the religion of England.
The transport had been provided by the newly-created Valley Bar Seadogs Supporters Club which was set up to provide transport to away fixtures.
HARRISBURG -- Seadogs and scalawags alike can enjoy all that this year's pirate-themed Kids' Fair has to offer from 4 to 6 p.m.
SCARBOROUGH - 1986-87 Warnock leads the Seadogs into the Football League - the first non-league club to gain automatic promotion.
I still look back and smile to see those two young seadogs once again by Alan Tippins, Litherland
The Seadogs claimed a 3-1 win, meaning they are the first visiting side since North Shields to leave Mariners Park with all three points.
The striker was fortunate not to be shown a red card by referee Lindsey Robinson after seeming to lash out at Seadogs defender Nathan Valentine, but Robinson elected for a yellow card after consulting her assistant.
The Port Sunlight Seadogs will be performing traditional and maritime 'rants and roars' and competitions including the "best dressed pirate couple".
And the plucky young seadogs were joined by pretty princesses as Manor Walks at Cramlington laid on a day of family fun.
United were always struggling against a strong Seadogs' side featuring former Birmingham and Northern Ireland midfielder Bryan Hughes.
Last Saturday's 2-0 home defeat by the Seadogs was a major setback for the Dual Stadium side.
LEOMINSTER - The Clinton Phillies snagged the Leominster Under-14 Babe Ruth League championship on Saturday with a 5-0 win over the Seadogs at McLaughlin Field.
The Pirate Captain (Hugh Grant) is the leader of a ragtag group of seadogs. His ship-shape subordinates include Pirate with Scarf (Martin Freeman), Pirate with Gout (Brendan Gleeson), Albino Pirate (Russell Tovey) and Surprisingly Curvaceous Pirate (Ashley Jensen).
New Marske had won four in a row but they were left shell-shocked by the Seadogs who have won 11 out of 12 so far in their first season since being formed from the debris of the former Football League club.