Definitions

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  • n. A ship or other vehicle capable of travelling on the ocean.

Etymologies

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sea +‎ craft

Examples

  • We don't learn much about ancient seacraft, but we do get an intriguing look at the "strange passion" of Abora III's skipper.

    Deadliest Catch 22: Prehistoric Edition

  • In many of these we see the Dutch taking pride at the boldness of seafaring men: Andries van ­Eertvelt's moonlit "Embarkation of Spanish Troops" (1630s) bustles with swashbuckling activity and operatic lighting while, according to Mr. Finamore, Eertvelt's unusually large and splendidly animated "Dutch Yachts Racing" (1630s), with its plethora of seacraft and busy crews, is possibly history's earliest depiction of recreational sailing.

    Painting the High Seas

  • Giant Zeppelin and other seacraft converge on the Antarctic in Mark Feldman and Mike Clarkons' game "Springtime in the Antarctic".

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • COHEN: No, I think he -- the role he plays is one of setting the setting, so to speak, to making his home available, to set the tone, the mood, to provide the craft -- the seacraft, the cigarette boats or whatever he has now.

    CNN Transcript Jul 2, 2007

  • The high ceiling was hung with all manner of models of (presumably) seacraft ships with the wings of bats and fins of dolphins and horizontal sails, sea dragons and dolphins, wicker bodies covered with paper, folded cranes and origami songbirds.

    The Dragons of Krynn

  • For in the Greek legend we find Prometheus defying the tyrant-god (in this instance Zeus) by imparting to man not only the gift of fire, for which he is best known, but also knowledge of astronomy, writing, domestication of animals, seacraft, medicine, metallurgy, all those arts which form the very basis of Civilization, and which were supposed to be denied to man by god lest such 'forbidden knowledge' upset the divine stasis.

    The Watcher: The New Zealand Voice of the Left Hand Path #8

  • Prometheus was he who aligned himself with Man, the culture-hero who gave Man the gifts of fire, knowledge of astronomy, writing, domestication of animals, seacraft, medicine, metallurgy, all those arts which elevate Nab from cave-dwelling ignorance unto the heights of Civilization.

    The Watcher: The New Zealand Voice of the Left Hand Path #8

  • A variety of seacraft lined the cobbled seawalls of the harbor and Janie could see that this old-world place hadn't changed much in a hundred years.

    A Girl Possessed

  • He accordingly placed the body in the boat, and, having collected several heavy stones, proceeded to make use of his seacraft by binding them closely and firmly about the poor girl’s body by means of her clothing.

    The Haunted Cove

  • Even here all might have gone well with him, since there was no member of that body with seacraft to penetrate his imposture.

    The Historical Nights' Entertainment First Series

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