Definition of Sea lawyer

1. Noun. An argumentative and contentious seaman.




Medical Definition of Sea lawyer

1. The gray snapper. See Snapper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Lawyer

sea jelly
sea kale
sea king
sea kings
sea kittens
sea laces
sea ladder
sea lamprey
sea lampreys
sea lane
sea lanes
sea language
sea lark
sea larks
sea lavender
sea lawyer (current term)
sea legs
sea lemon
sea lemons
sea leopard
sea leopards
sea letter
sea lettuce
sea lettuces
sea level
sea levels
sea lilies
sea lily
sea lion
sea lions

Literary usage of Sea lawyer

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1. Na Motu: Or, Reef-rovings in the South Seas by Edward T. Perkins (1854)
"Fetch on the bracelets here, some one," shouted Mr. Grasper ; " we've found a live sea-lawyer, and the cap'n's just got out a writ of habeas corpus. ..."

2. Na Motu, Or, Reef-rovings in the South Seas by Edward T. Perkins (1854)
"... found a live sea-lawyer, and the cap'n's just got out a writ of habeas corpus." Bill was speedily ironed, and escorted below by two or three officers, ..."

3. Handbook of Maritime Rights, and the Declaration of Paris Considered by Henry Alexander Munro-Butler-Johnstone (1876)
"than four admirals* (an unprecedented fact I believe in the history of journalism) respond to the challenge of the sea-lawyer, and pledge their professional ..."

4. Side-lights on English Society: Sketches from Life, Social & Satirical by Eustace Clare Grenville Murray (1883)
"He merely gives them recommendations to the sea-lawyer, whose bills of costs he is ready to certify, and with whom he is privately in partnership. ..."

5. Fraser's Magazine (1876)
"that there was a ' sea-lawyer ' among the ordinary crew, and without any difficulty retained him at a moderate cost on behalf of the other paper. ..."

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