asea

[uh-see]

adjective, adverb

to or toward the sea; seaward.
at sea. See sea(def 12).

Origin of asea

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + sea
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Examples from the Web for asea

Historical Examples of asea

  • Meanwhile most of the Arcadian contingents were mustering at Asea.

    Hellenica

    Xenophon


Word Origin and History for asea
adj.

1858, from a- (1) "on" + sea.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper