sea lawyer

noun

Definition of sea lawyer

: an argumentative captious sailor

First Known Use of sea lawyer

1829, in the meaning defined above

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“Sea lawyer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sea%20lawyer. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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