Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A marine deity; a divinity looked upon as presiding over the ocean or sea, as Neptune.

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Examples

  • The title, as it happens, was the brainchild of a Roman deserter from Antony and Cleopatra's faction who had shown up at one of Cleopatra's dinner parties nude and painted blue, in the role of a sea-god.

    In All Her Infinite Variety

  • And suddenly, out there where a big smoker lifts skyward, rising like a sea-god from out of the welter of spume and churning white, on the giddy, toppling, overhanging and downfalling, precarious crest appears the dark head of a man.

    Excerpt From Cruise of the Snark: Surfing in Hawaii

  • When the fantasized Princess Qara Köz, who even comes accompanied by an only slightly less bewitching body double, disembarks at Genoa, the toughest admiral of them all is unmanned and Andrea Doria himself “stood open-mouthed as the strangers approached, a sea-god in thrall to nymphs arising from the waters.”

    Cassocks and Codpieces

  • When the fantasized Princess Qara Köz, who even comes accompanied by an only slightly less bewitching body double, disembarks at Genoa, the toughest admiral of them all is unmanned and Andrea Doria himself “stood open-mouthed as the strangers approached, a sea-god in thrall to nymphs arising from the waters.”

    Cassocks and Codpieces

  • When the fantasized Princess Qara Köz, who even comes accompanied by an only slightly less bewitching body double, disembarks at Genoa, the toughest admiral of them all is unmanned and Andrea Doria himself “stood open-mouthed as the strangers approached, a sea-god in thrall to nymphs arising from the waters.”

    Cassocks and Codpieces

  • Here again we join Perseus Jackson, dyslexic son of the sea-god Poseidon and a mortal mother, as he battles dark forces from classical mythology in modern-day America.

    The Last Olympian

  • Thy sea-god sire, 'tis true, for all his kind intent, hath granted that boon he was compelled, by reason of his promise, to grant.

    Hippolytus

  • Aegipan himself was a Greek sea-god, one of the many goat-footed gods known as Panes.

    WMAM time once again

  • Aegipan himself was a Greek sea-god, one of the many goat-footed gods known as Panes.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • Thy sea-god sire, 'tis true, for all his kind intent, hath granted that boon he was compelled, by reason of his promise, to grant.

    Hippolytus

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