Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of seaweed.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This strange, wild story seemed to have come to us from amid the mad elements -- blown in upon us like a sheet of sea-weed in a gale -- and now to have been reabsorbed by them once more.

    Sole Music

  • Her eyes had the same expression as ever, when she pronounced that sentence which could no more leave Rubashov's memory than the folded hands of the ~Piet-~, and the smell of sea-weed in the harbour town:

    Autumn

  • The festival begins in November with the king dispatching warrior troops to every corner of the land-locked country to complete secret rituals collecting water, sea-weed and other potions of traditional importance.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • To finish, she places a naked two-liter bottle on a mound of sand inside the castle walls and sticks a stalk of sea-weed in its spout like a flag.

    Manure

  • There are other cases which are truly extraordinary; there is one, for example, which has been carefully examined, — of two kinds of sea-weed, of which the male element of the one, which we may call A, fertilizes the female element of the other, B; while the male element of B will not fertilize the female element of A; so that, while the former experiment seems to show us that they are

    Essays

  • And now the boat, its dragon guardian being pacified, was run down to the sea, and close past the nook where poor little Rose was squeezing herself into the farthest and darkest corner, among wet sea-weed and rough barnacles, holding her breath as they approached.

    Westward Ho!

  • The air is full of perfume; sweet clover, new-mown hay, the fragrant breath of kine, the dainty scent of sea-weed wreaths and fresh wet sand.

    Westward Ho!

  • Great festoons of live and purple sea-weed hung from it, shading dark cracks and crevices, fit haunts for all the goblins of the sea.

    Westward Ho!

  • The dwellings not immediately abutting on the harbour are approached by blind low archways, and by crooked steps, as if in darkness and in difficulty of access they should be like holds of ships, or inconvenient cabins under water; and everywhere, there is a smell of fish, and sea-weed, and old rope.

    Pictures from Italy

  • One of the coolest sites was the red sand beach, which was actually covered in sea-weed.

    Kyle’s Journey in Armenia » Blog Archive » Greece… not just in my food anymore

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