sea king

noun

: a Norse pirate chief

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The bronze is based on a mythical sea king’s mermaid daughter who, according to the Hans Christian Andersen tale, falls in love with a prince and longs to become human. Fox News, 5 July 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1819, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sea king was in 1819

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“Sea king.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20king. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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