from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. to adopt the calling or occupation of a sailor.
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Samuel Ward Flinders, desired to go to sea with him, he was not restrained, and, in fact, accompanied him as a volunteer on the Reliance when at length she sailed.
Prince Rupert was with us; who is fitting himself to go to sea in the Heneretta.
"The trouble with you, youngster, is that all you can think of is to go to sea and find something!"
At the same time I informed the authorities of Syra that, as the companions of the 'Enossis' were in the harbour, I should allow none of them to go to sea until the question of that vessel's illegal action was cleared up.