from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A kind of seaweed; tang; tangle.


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  • Our reviews may tie literature to time-slips and hedgerows, or they may simply laud the delicate sea-tang in an Islay single-malt.

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  • I found the cold air stimulating, thrilling even as it took on a first faint sea-tang.

    The Gates of Noon

  • The bunched clouds were tumbling across a sky of translucent blue and he could have imagined that this was spring except for the autumnal sea-tang of the river - surely half imagined and the keenness of the buffeting wind as he came out of the station.

    The Murder Room

  • There comes a breath out of the South; there is a sea-tang in it, faint though it be.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • Those who appreciate Miss C. FOX SMITH'S familiarity with the ways and moods of sailormen and her flair for the true sea-tang will welcome the new collection of poems which she has brought out under the title,

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 159, December 15, 1920

  • Look at the great sea-tang, the Fucus giganteus: this plant, according to Cook, reaches a height of 360 feet, and a single specimen, with its immense ramifications, nourishes thousands of marine animals, yet its root is a small body, no larger than the fist.

    Familiar Letters on Chemistry


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