Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "sea-swine" []

  • A porpoise. Also sea-hog, sea-pig. (noun)
  • The ballan-wrasse: in allusion to a supposed sucking noise like that of a pig made by the fish. See cut under (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sea-swine" in a sentence
  • "I even had the fancy that one might fish for them and find them in such a sea, turned into monsters; sea-swine or four-legged fishes, swollen and with evil eyes, grown over with sea-grass for bristles; the ghosts of Gadara."