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noun as in sea dog

noun as in veteran

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Swedish producers Max Martin (“I Kissed a Girl”) and Shellback collaborate on some of her feistiest tunes.

How could he give his life, with all its fair possibilities, all its high hopes, for this worn-out old shellback?

At seven o'clock we dined together in the saloon—the skipper, an old shellback whom Walworth had picked up, sitting down with us.

The word was no sooner spoken than our shellback again excelled himself.

“The old shellback has our skipper,” whispered Captain Folsom to the boys.

Skinner, you don't suppose Matt's like every other shellback of a skipper?


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shellback, such as: bluejacket, boater, cadet, diver, jack-tar, and lascar.

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