sea lawyer

noun

: an argumentative captious sailor

Word History

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sea lawyer was in 1829

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

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