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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sea-cook a cook on shipboard
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .


In literature:

No one but a man like Jonas, who had the combined talents of a sea-cook and a cowboy, could have managed it.
"The Wrong Woman" by Charles D. Stewart
Laying a hand upon the broad shoulder of his former sea-cook he lifted himself to his feet.
"Fair Harbor" by Joseph Crosby Lincoln
Now Cook had learned to manage South Sea islanders in a very practical, though not the most tactful, way.
"Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania" by Jewett Castello Gilson
He followed the Cook's son to the sea-shore.
"The Boy Who Knew What The Birds Said" by Padraic Colum
PATCH: The sea-cook, he did n't have one.
"Wappin' Wharf" by Charles S. Brooks
Captain Cook continued to traverse these icy seas till the 29th.
"Famous Islands and Memorable Voyages" by Anonymous
Hook, of whom it is said he was the only man that the Sea-Cook feared.
"Peter and Wendy" by James Matthew Barrie
Gimme one sea-cook for all the skippers on the ocean, that's what I say!
"The Old Tobacco Shop" by William Bowen
It is easy to cook and to steer at sea without looking up for many minutes.
"The Voyage Alone in the Yawl "Rob Roy"" by John MacGregor
The sea-cook instantly removed his pipe.
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Two for the hunters, two for the cook, four for Bergstrom, the first mate, who died at sea.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
Cook, Captain, and the Arctic seas, 70.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
The sea-cook instantly removed his pipe.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He had better have a sea-cook for his mother, or a gun, Than one who, being splendid, blasts the future of her son.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, April 12, 1890" by Various
Meanwhile the cook, or "doctor," as his sea-sobriquet is, had been busy making coffee.
"The Log of a Sea-Waif" by Frank T. Bullen
He has been to sea five years since, as cook, hobbling around on the stumps.
"Hot corn: Life Scenes in New York Illustrated" by Solon Robinson
Cook in the South Sea Islands, with the exception that Capt.
"The Katipunan" by J. Brecknock Watson (AKA Francis St. Clair)
The boat slipped through the blue sea, and, as the sun sank down, a golden ball of fire it seemed, the cook got the supper ready.
"The Bobbsey Twins on the Deep Blue Sea" by Laura Lee Hope
You see the cook has a grease tub, and what that means to the deck in a high sea is too painful to describe.
"West African studies" by Mary Henrietta Kingsley
The publication, however, of the journals of Cook's expedition, which took place in 1784-5, soon introduced a host of rival traders into these seas.
"The Oregon Territory" by Travers Twiss

In poetry:

You tell me "The Castle" is outward bound,
An old sky-sailor, for Puget Sound?
"Too old!" . . . but I know the sea like a book . . .
Well, I've heard that your "Old Man" needs a cook! . . .
"The Endless Lure" by Harry Kemp
Her cook was chef in the Lost Dogs' Home,
Mark well what I do say!
And I'm sorry for Fritz when they all come
A-rovin', a-rovin', a-roarin' and a-rovin',
Round the North Sea rovin',
The Lord knows where!
"The Lowestoft Boat" by Rudyard Kipling
I've a pal called Billy Peg-leg, with one leg a wood leg,
And Billy' he's a ship's cook and lives upon the sea;
And hanging by his griddle
Old Billy keeps a fiddle
For fiddling in the dog-watch
When the moon is on the sea.
"Billy Peg-leg's Fiddle" by Bill Adams
Yes, in more respects than one it is a year of joy and glee,
And the news of our prosperity has crossed the briny sea.
Once more the Maorilander and the Tassey will be seen
Cooking johnny-cakes and jimmies on the plains of Riverine.
"The Plains of Riverine" by Anonymous Oceania
Queen Sea, how fare your lovers?- Hood and Nelson and Drake;
Olaf and Cook and Hudson; Colombo, Rodney and Blake;
And Conrad who knew you fair and false? What is one lover more
To the love that counts its cheated dead ten thousand score!
"The Forsaken Mistress" by Theodore Goodridge Roberts

In news:

Innkeeper chef Brian Durbin cooks the high seas.
We cooked a sea pie on Saturday.
According to Elizabeth Schneider's "Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini," a sea bean can be "Eaten raw or cooked, its flavor can best be described as sea salty intense with a sort of grassy asparagus after taste .
Whitby built coal ships then, its brief glory days as a whaling port still ahead of it, and when Cook set out for the Arctic and then the South Seas, his flagship, the Endeavor, was a vessel called a Whitby cat, a coal ship.
In his young days, Cook had learned how well a cat kept the sea.
Sailors relax, volunteer, and cook while at sea.
Innkeeper chef Brian Durbin cooks the high seas.
That's according to British tabloid "The Sun," which says a British security guard named Jason Cooke claims to have spotted something resembling a sea creature with a tail and four flippers in satellite images.
Local glass artist John Cook takes inspiration from the sea.
The folks at The Perennial Plate are on a foraging kick, similar to our Cook's Adventures: Eat from the Sea piece in the August issue.
Well yesterday we went to cook in a community called Sea Gate located in Brooklyn.
Man wanted to cook rare sea turtle .
(AP) — A rare sea turtle that a Florida fisherman wanted to cook and eat has been released back into the wild.
Florida man planned to cook rare sea turtle .
TAMPA — A rare sea turtle that a Florida fisherman wanted to cook and eat has been released back into the wild.