narrow seas

pl n
  1. archaic the channels between Great Britain and the Continent and Great Britain and Ireland

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How to use narrow seas in a sentence

  • Those portions of the area which are taken to be land are very much divided by what appear to be narrow seas.

    Outlines of the Earth's History | Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
  • After several hours of such fighting as had scarcely been seen before on the narrow seas, he struck his flag.

    South American Fights and Fighters | Cyrus Townsend Brady
  • A coxswain's wife would give more to know that her husband had crossed the narrow seas in safety.

    Quentin Durward | Sir Walter Scott
  • But England was only across the narrow seas, and Prussia held great territories on the Rhine.

    Battles of English History | H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
  • There are certain Norwegian fjords and narrow seas which it frequents, and it is scarcely ever seen in the open sea.

    Mythical Monsters | Charles Gould