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sailor's–choice

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noun sail·or's–choice \ˌsā-lərz-ˈchȯis\

Definition of sailor's–choice

  1. :  any of several small grunts of the Western Atlantic: asa :  pinfishb :  pigfish



1850

First Known Use of sailor's–choice

1850


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