Others are sea dogs, people who live and work on the waterfront.
"You're beginning to look like an old sea dog," Thomas said.
Sea Dog pulled away, watched, then moved in for the coup de grace.
It'll put hairs on your chest like a giant sea dog.
"That Machiavellian old sea dog sent you thousands of miles just to put me back to work?"
"Under the circumstances, the old sea dog will milk the publicity to the last drop."
But the old sea dog couldn't fathom the level of physical training these four men had endured.
Sea Dogs received mixed views from critics on its release.
In his blue Guernsey sweater he looked every bit an old sea dog.
Sea Dog took the offensive and fired on the submarine but not fast enough.
This literary reference took me aback coming from an old salt.
For all his years on the sea, he looked more like an English professor than an old salt.
Dan says "the old salts say you can set your watch by it."
"I must have some old salt in my veins."
Being incidents in the life of an old salt.
The old salt was not shy with his observations.
He passed his splinter to the next man, and the old salt pried off another.
And, like many an old salt, the birds can work up a thirst.
With that he poured the rest of the rum into the old salt's glass.
"He's an old salt," the young woman said, throwing her arm around his shoulders.