seaway


seaway
/see"way'/, n.
1. a way over the sea.
2. the open sea.
3. the progress of a ship through the waves.
4. a more or less rough sea: a hard vessel to steer in a seaway.
5. a canal, enlarged river, etc., giving access to a landlocked port by oceangoing vessels.
[bef. 1000; ME seewey, OE saeweg. See SEA, WAY1]

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Universalium. 2010.