Definition of Sea-poose

1. Noun. The seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore.

Exact synonyms: Sea Purse, Sea Puss, Sea-purse, Sea-puss, Undertow
Generic synonyms: Undercurrent, Undertide



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea-poose

sea-gull
sea-hog
sea-lane
sea-lanes
sea-lavender family
sea-lettuce family
sea-level
sea-lion
sea-mail
sea-mell
sea-orb
sea-parrot
sea-parrots
sea-pen
sea-pie
sea-poose (current term)
sea-purse
sea-puss
sea-rocket
sea-sickness
sea-star
sea-turtle
sea-urchin
sea-weed
sea-weeds
sea-worthy
sea acorn
sea acorns
sea adder
sea amenone

Literary usage of Sea-poose

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1. Autobiography, Correspondence, Etc., of Lyman Beecher, D.D. by Lyman Beecher, Charles Beecher (1866)
"Fell into a little sea-poose,* and was something frightened, but, through God's mercy, was preserved. ''Saturday, July 13. A memorable day in the history of ..."

2. Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J by J. Cypress (1842)
"I kept watch of him — when I came to a sea poose — I went in to the east of it — went out into the ocean as far as he was standing and bracing against the ..."

3. Sporting Scenes and Sundry Sketches: Being the Miscellaneous Writings of J by J. Cypress (1842)
"I kept watch of him — when I came to a sea poose — I went in to the east of it — went out into the ocean as far as he was standing and bracing against the ..."

4. Athletic Sports by Dudley Allen Sargent, Marguerite Merington (1897)
"... or When the " undertow " or " set " is especially strong; or When there is any irregularity of the beach which might cause a "sea-poose" to form. ..."

5. The Out of Door Library: Athletic Sports by Dudley Allen Sargent, Henry James Whigham, Robert Duffield Wrenn, Phillip Gengembre Hubert, Marguerite Merington, James West Roosevelt, Duffield Osborne, Edward Sandford Martin (1897)
"... or When there is any irregularity of the beach which might cause a "sea-poose" to form. You may also find it wise to observe the following: — Never take ..."

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