Definitions

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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Examples

  • 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.

    The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders

  • Prince Rupert was with us; who is fitting himself to go to sea in the Heneretta.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Aug/Sep 1664

  • "The trouble with you, youngster, is that all you can think of is to go to sea and find something!"

    Spice and the Devil's Cave

  • 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.

    Sketches From My Life

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