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 Seaboard.Seamy Side (The). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Seal.
 
The sire is called a bull, its females are cows, the offspring are called pups; the breeding-place is called a rookery, a group of young seals is called a pod. The male seal till it is full grown is called a bachelor. A colony of seals is called a herd. A sealer is a seal-hunter, seal-hunting is called sealing, and the seal trade sealery.   1
 


 Seaboard.Seamy Side (The). 

 
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