sailor's-choice

noun
sail·​or's-choice | \ ˌsā-lərz-ˈchȯis How to pronounce sailor's-choice (audio) \

Definition of sailor's-choice

: any of several small grunts of the Western Atlantic: such as

First Known Use of sailor's-choice

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Sailor's-choice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sailor%27s-choice. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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