Definitions

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  • noun nautical An ordinary seaman.

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Examples

  • "In such matters a cuny is naught particular," I temporized.

    Chapter 15

  • "In such matters a cuny is naught particular," I temporized.

    Chapter 15

  • Lord, Lord, a sea-cuny ... and dispatched north over the Mandarin

    Chapter 15

  • Sea-cuny that I was, I was no dolt with women, and I sensed more than idle curiosity in her sending for me.

    Chapter 15

  • My face was withered, my yellow hair turned white, my broad shoulders shrunken, and yet much of the strength of my sea-cuny days resided in the muscles left me.

    Chapter 15

  • Sea-cuny I was, but I was man, and to no man would I be beholden in my way with women.

    Chapter 15

  • This particular sea - cuny, I admit, blushed through his sea tan till the Lady Om's eyes were twin pools of roguishness in their teasing deliciousness and my arms were all but about her.

    Chapter 15

  • They were a poor and wretched folk, their food difficult even for the stomach of a sea-cuny to countenance.

    Chapter 15

  • And, remembering my sea-cuny's patience of forty years 'waiting ere I got my hands on Chong Mong-ju's gullet, I added: You prison curs, you don't know what a man is.

    Chapter 16

  • Now it is not meet that a princess espouse a sea-cuny, or even a claimant of the ancient blood of Koryu, who is without power, or place, or visible symbols of rank.

    Chapter 15

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