sailor's-choice

noun

sail·​or's-choice ˌsā-lərz-ˈchȯis How to pronounce sailor's-choice (audio)
: any of several small grunts of the Western Atlantic: such as
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b

Word History

First Known Use

1850, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sailor's-choice was in 1850

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Cite this Entry

“Sailor's-choice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sailor%27s-choice. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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