from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A chilly, piercing fog or mist arising from the sea.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
"'Acause it's sea-haar, and you can't make nowt else on it, sir!"
"Won't be long, sir; and then all this sea-haar will go."
"Re'glar sea-haar." [sea-fog -- mist from the German Ocean.] "Take those eggs up to mother, Tom," said Dick imperatively.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.