Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A light to guide mariners during the night. See lighthouse, harbor-tight.

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Examples

  • His sea-light eyes crinkled into the sun creases as he stood, dripping wet, hands on his hips and looked down at her.

    The Rowan

  • European language to express Light-house or sea-light.

    Illustrated Science for Boys and Girls

  • Plunging through green sea-light where bronze fronds wrap

    Perpetual Light : a memorial

  • Nearly all the lyrics are full of sea-light and the clash of waters, and the lyrics are usually the very soul of Euripidean tragedy.

    The Iphigenia in Tauris of Euripides

  • Dr. Bonaday did not reply in words; but the Commandant -- who happened to be gazing just then towards North Island, where the great sea-light seemed to search the outer tides with its monstrous eye -- heard, or fancied that he heard, a sound as of a quiet chuckle.

    Major Vigoureux

  • They lit the high sea-light, and the dark began to fall.

    In The Yule-Log Glow—Book 3 Christmas Poems from 'round the World

  • I know not what rendered me on this occasion particularly sensitive to the impression, but it seemed to me that I saw him as I had never seen him before -- saw him inside and out, in the intense sea-light, in his personal, his moral totality.

    A London Life and Other Tales

  • It is a faint, shimmering, airy, watery pink; the bright sea-light seems to flush with it and the pale whiteish-green of lagoon and canal to drink it in.

    Italian Hours

  • I don't know what rendered me on this occasion particularly sensitive to the impression, but it struck me that I saw him as I had never seen him before, saw him, thanks to the intense sea-light, inside and out, in his personal, his moral totality.

    The Patagonia

  • The glow of the, sea-light through the open ports of my cabin makes them seem filled with thick blue glass ....

    Two Years in the French West Indies

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