Definition of Head sea

1. Noun. A sea in which the waves are running directly against the course of the ship.

Generic synonyms: Sea



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Head Sea

head of ulna
head off
head office
head over heels
head presentation
head process
head protective devices
head register
head restraint
head rhyme
head rhymes
head roll
head rolls
head rush
head scratcher
head sea (current term)
head shop
head shops
head smut
head south
head start
head starts
head tax
head teacher
head tetanus
head to head
head to toe
head to wind
head tone

Literary usage of Head sea

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1904)
"... Sea-caves in cherty beds of Portland Stone. 1902. (34) ,, „ Chert in Portland Stone. 1902. (31) E. of St. Alban's Head . Sea-caves in Portland Stone. ..."

2. Tenby: A Sea-side Holiday by Philip Henry Gosse (1856)
"... Legends—The Steps—Magnificence of Scenery—Lichens—Chapel—Wishing Cell—Popular Superstition—Ancient Date—The Bocks around —St. Gowan's Head—Sea-Gulls—The ..."

3. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1833)
"... and proved herself decidedly superior : and in a subsequent trial with the far- power in a head sea, and also great stability and capacity for stowage ..."

4. The Papers of Francis Gregory Dallas, United States Navy: Correspondence and ...by Francis Gregory Dallas, Gardner Weld Allen, Thomas Stowell Phelps by Francis Gregory Dallas, Gardner Weld Allen, Thomas Stowell Phelps (1917)
"Head winds and first 15 hours very heavy head sea. ... At noon westerly wind and pleasant weather, head sea not so heavy. Jan. 21st, 1853. ..."

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