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asea

[uh-see]
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adjective, adverb
  1. to or toward the sea; seaward.
  2. at sea. See sea(def 12).
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Origin of asea

First recorded in 1855–60; a-1 + sea
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Related Words for asea

addled, adrift, befuddled, bewildered, confused, puzzled, sailing

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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.

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