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Meaning of SEA COCK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sea" cock`\
1. In a steamship, a cock or valve close to the vessel's
   side, for closing a pipe which communicates with the sea.

2. (Zo["o]l.)
   (a) The black-bellied plover.
   (b) A gurnard, as the European red gurnard ({Trigla
       pini}).

 

 

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