Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cook on board ship: used chiefly in opprobrium.

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Examples

  • No matter what occupation, sea-cook or stationary engineer, sand teamster or warehouseman, in every case there was an idle worker ready to do the work.

    THE TRAMP

  • His plea was insanity, from having had his head chopped open a long time before by a crazy sea-cook.

    CHAPTER XXIV

  • Just say 'Ddgging a new lock for the Panama Canal' or 'He said I looked like Boris Karloff' or 'I'm the son of a sea-cook' and I crack up.

    Time to play.

  • No one but a man like Jonas, who had the combined talents of a sea-cook and a cowboy, could have managed it.

    The Wrong Woman

  • Were he given to reflection, it ought not to surprise him to find a Portuguese sea-cook maintaining that it is wrong to steal, except from the rich; or to learn that a Wahabee saint rated the smoking of tobacco as the worst possible sin next to idolatry, while maintaining that murder, robbery, and such like, were peccadilloes which a merciful God might properly overlook.

    A Handbook of Ethical Theory

  • "You double-faced, sneaking son of a sea-cook!" blazed Lander.

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

  • Crabtree, who was a baccy chewing old son of a sea-cook.

    Canada for Gentlemen

  • That pale-eyed son of a sea-cook has landed us on the wrong side of the

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • This second mate'd had his skull split by a crazy sea-cook.

    Chapter 42

  • Ten minutes later the foremast went and the life-savers, dashing into the surf, took out of the rigging a dead sea-cook.

    Dan Merrithew

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