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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A querulous or captious sailor, disposed to criticize orders rather than to obey them; one who is always arguing about his work, and making trouble.
  • noun The gray or mangrove snapper. See snapper.
  • noun A shark.

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

  • (Zoöl.) The gray snapper. See under snapper.

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

  • noun nautical, slang A shark.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an argumentative and contentious seaman

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