from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Waves or current running directly against the course of a ship.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a sea that meets the head of a vessel or rolls against her course.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sea in which the waves are running directly against the course of the ship


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