sea wolf

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea wolf predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea wolf (Zoöl) See in the Vocabulary.
    • Sea wolf (Zoöl) The wolf fish.
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Usage

In literature:

I looked for the boat, and, while Wolf Larsen cleared the boat-tackles, saw it lift to leeward on a big sea an not a score of feet away.
"The Sea-Wolf" by Jack London
This last, led by General Wolfe, was to enter the St. Lawrence from the sea and ascend the river to Quebec.
"Grandfather's Chair" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The voyage to Halifax was long, rough, and cold, and Wolfe was sea-sick as ever.
"The Winning of Canada: A Chronicle of Wolf" by William Wood
The Wolf, it is said, carried as many more to the sea.
"The Velvet Glove" by Henry Seton Merriman
My old sea wolf is not frightened of the sea, but I think he is a little frightened of his brother.
"The Red Redmaynes" by Eden Phillpotts
Wolfe's perfect volleys then sealed the fate of Quebec; while British sea-power sealed the fate of Canada.
"Flag and Fleet" by William Wood
Wolf perished on a sea-voyage, and his inconsolable wife sunk under her sorrow.
"Strife and Peace" by Fredrika Bremer
Wellington and Wolfe almost eclipsed St. George in some parts of England, and the sea Heroes are naturally popular in Devonshire.
"The Peace Egg and Other tales" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Angrily he struck the sea-wolf, and the sword passed through her neck.
"Northland Heroes" by Florence Holbrook
While this little escapade was being enacted by the boys, the hunters were riding leisurely out upon the snowy sea in search of a wolf.
"The Young Fur Traders" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

Brave are the men, and steady,
Who guide her over the deep,—
British mariners, ready
To face the sea-wolf's leap.
"Homeward Bound" by Henry Van Dyke
By reef and shoal obscurely mapped,
And hauntings of the gray sea-wolf,
The palmy Western Key lay lapped
In the warm washing of the Gulf.
"The Bay-Fight" by Henry Howard Brownell
King Olaf laid an arrow on string,
"Have I a coward on board?" said he.
"Shoot it another way, O King!"
Sullenly answered Ulf,
The old sea-wolf;
"You have need of me!"
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XIX. -- King Olaf's War-" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
They fought a weary time that day,
And seas of purple blood were shed,
Till by Winfreda's cunning lay
That awful wolf all limp and dead;
Winfreda saw him reel and drop—
Then back she went to brewing sop.
"Winfreda" by Eugene Field
Tho' he were even a wolf ranging the round green woods,
Tho' he were even a pleasant salmon in the unchainable sea,
Tho' he were a wild mountain eagle, he could scarce hear, he,
This sharp sore sleet, these howling floods.
"O'Hussey's Ode To The Maguire" by James Clarence Mangan

In news:

Sea Wolf's Alex Brown Church.
Alex Brown Church, who performs as Sea Wolf (Courtesy Dangerbird Records).
Milwaukee Sea Wolf at The Pabst Pub.
Los Angeles based Sea Wolf graced the mini-stage inside the Pabst Pub.
At Plush on Thursday night, Hey Marseilles and Sea Wolf both played their respective sets as if they were headliners.
Sea Wolf 's new single, 'Old Friend'.
0 Sea Wolf architect Alex Brown Church.
Sea Wolf is a band led by Alex Brown Church, an indie rock musician based in Los Angeles, California.
Yesterday, Sea Wolf 's sophomore album was released.
Alex Church and his group Sea Wolf play a lovely live set of their gentle indie-pop exclusively for the KEXP listening audience.
The band's name was taken from Jack London's 1904 adventure novel The Sea-Wolf .
Taking the name from a novel by Jack London, Sea Wolf is the moniker of Alex Brown Church.
Sea Wolf's new single, 'Old Friend'.
Sea Wolf is a band led by Alex Brown Church, an indie rock musician based in Los Angeles, California.
Alex Brown Church is Sea Wolf.
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In science:

In her talk on KM3NeT, the pro ject to build a cubic kilometer neutrino detector in the Mediterranean , Els de Wolf pointed out the possibility of deploying, perhaps temporarily, a floating air-shower detector above the deep-sea neutrino telescope.
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