noun, Nautical Slang.
a sailor inclined to question or complain about the orders given.
(nautical, slang) a contentious seaman
noun 1. a town in S California.
noun 1. a rich, dark brown suggestive of dressed and dyed sealskin. noun 1. a dark brown colour often with a yellowish or greyish tinge (as adjective): a seal-brown dress
noun, Newfoundland. 1. an iron hook used for dragging seal carcasses over the ice.
noun 1. the skin of sharks, porpoises, dogfishes, etc., prepared and used for the same purposes as ordinary leather.