Thong seal
Thong Thong, n. [OE. thong, [thorn]wong, thwang, AS. [thorn]wang; akin to Icel. [thorn]vengr a thong, latchet. [root]57. Cf. {Twinge}.] A strap of leather; especially, one used for fastening anything. [1913 Webster]

And nails for loosened spears, and thongs for shields, provide. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

{Thong seal} (Zo["o]l.), the bearded seal. See the Note under {Seal}. [1913 Webster]


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