from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See kelp.
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An enormous mammal, more than three tons in weight, with hind quarters like a whale, snout and fore fins resembling a cow, grazed in herds on the fields of sea-kelp and gazed languidly without fear on the newcomer -- Man.
Later, Steller discovered that the huge sea-cow -- often thirty-five feet long -- seen pasturing on the fields of sea-kelp at low tide, afforded food of almost the same quality as the land cow.
Saanach coast, where twenty miles of beach boulders and surf waters and little islets of sea-kelp provide ideal fields for the sea-otter.
He had been in Hurst Castle for about a fortnight, rather poorly lodged in the old apartments of the keep, and complaining of the fogs that rose from the salt-water marshes around, with their beds of ooze and sea-kelp.
Oft would they return to their sweethearts, sporting musky girdles of sea-kelp, tasseled with green little pouches of grass, brimful of seed-pearls; and jingling their coin in the ears of the damsels, throw out inuendoes about the beautiful and bountiful mermaids: how wealthy and amorous they were, and how they delighted in the company of the brave gallants of Tupia.
Their food is chiefly wild parsley and celery, with purslain, sea-kelp, and prickly pears, upon which latter vegetable they thrive wonderfully, a great quantity of it being usually found on the hillsides near the shore wherever the animal itself is discovered.
Maybe Fishguff (Nintendo should be paying me for these) likes a serene aqua-blue environment, so you could take a close-up pic of your sea-kelp shower gel bottle to lure her out.