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  • n. Alternative spelling of sea legs.

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Examples

  • She is getting her 'sealegs' starting to get the hang of what she is doing now & the total hostility of the press & elements of her party.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Provided The Bloke still has his sealegs after business lunch earlier on.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Ouzeri roll call.

  • The acrobat could steer the ship, and she could slide down the pole and get her sealegs back, keep them dry or get a little wet (remembering her Hasbro, she might decide to keep it dry), while her husband, the captain, could try his hand at missing her with his lyre.

    Steady Keel

  • The newscast has just acquired a new Executive Producer and has not found its sealegs yet.

    Behind the cameras « BuzzMachine

  • I probably would've done that back in my college days...but now, I couldn't even imagine how sick I'd be drunk WITH sealegs!

    No Spring Break

  • That was why, in spite of having no sealegs, it took him less than a minute to get off that forecastle and cover the whole length of the deck and burst in at the cabin door - still hotly pursued by Reepicheep.

    The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

  • When he had got his sealegs and his appetite, he began lecturing the passengers as to what they ought to do, enlarging on organizing a committee, of which he was to be head.

    The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825

  • A storm at sea is always an inspiring sight, and it was a pleasure to those of us who were lucky enough to have our sealegs on to watch the big ship bury her nose in the mountainous waves, scattering the spray in great clouds and then rising again as buoyantly as the proverbial cork.

    A Ball Player's Career Being the Personal Experiences and Reminiscensces of Adrian C. Anson

  • There was no cloth to lay; the meals were either of oatmeal porridge or salt junk, except twice a week, when there was duff: and though I was clumsy enough and (not being firm on my sealegs) sometimes fell with what I was bringing them, both Mr. Riach and the captain were singularly patient.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • There was no cloth to lay; the meals were either of oatmeal porridge or salt junk, except twice a week, when there was duff: and though I was clumsy enough and (not being firm on my sealegs) sometimes fell with what I was bringing them, both

    Kidnapped

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