old man of the sea







old man of the sea


noun

  1. (in The Arabian Nights’ Entertainments) an old man who clung to the shoulders of Sindbad the Sailor for many days and nights.
  2. a burden, annoyance, care, or the like, from which it is extremely difficult to free oneself.

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