- a mermaid.
- a goddess or nymph of the sea.
Also sea-maid·en [see-meyd-n] /ˈsiˌmeɪd n/.
Origin of sea-maid
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Examples from the Web for sea-maid
He did not think that the sea-maid herself knew that he had seen her there.
He thought the sea-maid did not know that he had seen her, for her footsteps came on after his own.
The sea-maid turned about, and her face flashed suddenly upon him, bright in the moonlight.
It would have been better for him if he had let go, for in that vehement struggle he felt the evidence of the sea-maid's power.
Was it not possible that he, rude, whimsical man that he was, might have influence with the sea-maid of the laughing face?