sea lawyer


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sea lawyer

n
(Nautical Terms) nautical slang a contentious seaman
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Noun1.sea lawyer - an argumentative and contentious seaman
Jack-tar, mariner, old salt, sea dog, seafarer, seaman, gob, Jack, tar - a man who serves as a sailor
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A sea lawyer is one who uses semantics, parsing of words, wordplay and other tricks of language in an attempt to mislead someone as to the truth.