Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A species of algæ, Chorda filum, the frond of which is blackish, slimy, perfectly cylindrical, or cord-like, and sometimes 20 or even 40 feet in length. Also called sea-catgut.

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Examples

  • The way the weed would slither beside you, sea-lace and thong-weed.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • The way the weed would slither beside you, sea-lace and thong-weed.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • In the village of my birth There is a fountain in a square Dappled, such a tiny square in among the beech It was there I met a man from the sea Smelling of rich brine, sea-lace twined about his feet

    beneath an opal moon

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