from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • In a steamship, a cock or valve close to the vessel's side, for closing a pipe which communicates with the sea.
  • The black-bellied plover.
  • A gurnard, as the European red gurnard (Trigla pini).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun nautical Alternative form of seacock.
  • noun The black-bellied plover.
  • noun A gurnard, such as the European red gurnard (Trigla pini).


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