Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Born of the sea; produced by the sea.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Born of the sea; produced by the sea.
  • adjective Born at sea.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It's also connected to the rise in antibiotic resistant strains of deadly sea-born bacteria said scientists at the AAAS meeting whose theme was global warming this year.

    Death on the Half Shell? MRSA at the Beach? Scientists Disclose Antibiotic Resistance

  • I am thinking now of Joseph, his march on Washington to exorcise all the demons, stuffing rose stems down the silent barrels of M-16s, calling out to Jehovah, to Pan, to sea-born Aphrodite, to any sphincter god to grant the power of levitation.

    On the Nature of War and the Rumors of War

  • I am thinking now of Joseph, his march on Washington to exorcise all the demons, stuffing rose stems down the silent barrels of M-16s, calling out to Jehovah, to Pan, to sea-born Aphrodite, to any sphincter god to grant the power of levitation.

    On the Nature of War and the Rumors of War

  • Hephaestus 'golden forge the harness he had fashioned for that warrior's use; him long they sought o'er Pelion and Ossa's spurs, ranging the sacred glens and the peaks of Nymphaea, where his knightly sire was training up a light for Hellas, even the sea-born son of Thetis, a warrior swift to help the sons of Atreus.

    Electra

  • Son of Peleus, thy words are alike worthy of thee and that sea-born deity, the holy goddess.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • Germany might well mount an aerial attack and attempt a sea-born invasion, Churchill said, but England would wear them down by attacking the “congested and centralised war industry”—the cities—“in the Ruhr.”

    Human Smoke

  • Hephaestus 'golden forge the harness he had fashioned for that warrior's use; him long they sought o'er Pelion and Ossa's spurs, ranging the sacred glens and the peaks of Nymphaea, where his knightly sire was training up a light for Hellas, even the sea-born son of Thetis, a warrior swift to help the sons of Atreus.

    Electra

  • Son of Peleus, thy words are alike worthy of thee and that sea-born deity, the holy goddess.

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • For her sake, Troy, did eager warriors, sailing from Hellas in a thousand ships, capture and make thee a prey to fire and sword; and the son of sea-born Thetis mounted on his chariot dragged my husband Hector round the walls, ah woe is me! while I was hurried from my chamber to the beach, with slavery's hateful pall upon me.

    Andromache

  • For her sake, Troy, did eager warriors, sailing from Hellas in a thousand ships, capture and make thee a prey to fire and sword; and the son of sea-born Thetis mounted on his chariot dragged my husband Hector round the walls, ah woe is me! while I was hurried from my chamber to the beach, with slavery's hateful pall upon me.

    Andromache

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