Definition of Head sea
1. Noun. A sea in which the waves are running directly against the course of the ship.
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Literary usage of Head sea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."