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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sei whale.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English preterit and past participle of see.

Etymologies

From Norwegian seihval : sei, coalfish (from Old Norse seidh) + hval, whale (from Old Norse hvalr).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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