Definition of Sea tang

1. Noun. Any of various coarse seaweeds.

Exact synonyms: Tang
Generic synonyms: Seaweed



Medical Definition of Sea tang

1. A kind of seaweed; tang; tangle. "To their nests of sedge and sea tang." (Longfellow) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Tang

sea snake
sea snipe
sea spider
sea spiders
sea spray
sea spurry
sea squab
sea squill
sea squirt
sea star
sea stars
sea starwort
sea steps
sea surgeon
sea swallow
sea tang (current term)
sea tangle
sea thongs
sea titling
sea toad
sea toads
sea trial
sea trials
sea trifoly
sea trout
sea trumpet
sea trumpets
sea turn
sea turns
sea turtle

Literary usage of Sea tang

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1. The Farmer's Encyclopædia, and Dictionary of Rural Affairs: Embracing All by Cuthbert William Johnson (1844)
"The bent was torn up by the common swing plough, burnt, and the ashes spread; the soil was then manured with the sea-tang, as much as could be ploughed in. ..."

2. British Farmer's Magazine (1838)
"Sherriff, of Haddington, has described the effects of sea-weed, or sea-tang as it is called in Scotland, on common heath or moor land in the following terms ..."

3. Memoirs of Gustave Koerner, 1809-1896: Life-sketches Written at the by Gustave Philipp Koerner, Thomas Joseph McCormack (1909)
"After encountering about a dozen of such sweepings we went back, presenting a sorry sight; for we were covered with strings of sea-tang ..."

4. The Four Winds: ("Die Vier Winde") from the Song of Hiawatha, Set to Music by Carl Busch, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1907)
"... lew Trib See - га - ben lew and the cormorant und die ' Rei - her cur Sei sea - tang; In the See - tang In den sea - tang In the See - tang In den sea ..."

5. Standard Classic Reader: Book- for the -grade (1912)
"142 Sedge and sea-tang. Sedge is coarse grass growing in swamps. Sea-tang (tangle) is a kind of sea-weed. 243 Moon when nights are brightest. April. ..."

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