Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Surrounded, bounded, or protected by the sea, as if by a wall.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Surrounded or defended by the sea.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The land is located in Gables Estates, a community originally developed in the early 1960s by industrialist Arthur Vining Davis and encompassing 192 lots with, "wide, deep water and sea-walled canals which wind their way through magnificent estate homes," according to the Gables Estates website.

    Selling a 'Fraud' Portfolio

  • Sale includes sea-walled canal front mainland property one mile away with a buildable lot.

    Money's Worth: Your Own Private Island Home

  • Further out, smaller boats lay tidily on a bar of coarse grass that ran out from a sea-walled island that lay alongside the marsh the train had just crossed, with a farm and its orchard lying at the end it thrust into the harbour.

    The Judge

  • If this rock-bound, sea-walled dwelling-place, which had evidently been built rather for a fortification than for a family residence, struck terror to the heart of Claudia, what effect must it have had upon the superstitious mind of poor old Katie, riding in the fly behind, when Mr. Frisbie was so good as to point it out to her with the agreeable information that it was to be her future home.

    Self-Raised

  • There are, however, various other particulars of importance for a traveller's enjoyment, which Shakspeare's "sea-walled garden" furnishes in by far the greater abundance.

    The American Quarterly Review, No. 17, March 1831

  • If we grant that Richard has been careless and thoughtless, has failed to govern, has allowed weeds to overwhelm "our sea-walled garden," we may also suspect this gardener, who is quick to appoint an "executioner" and is perhaps overly enamored with "evenness" in his realm.

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