Origin of sea fight
Examples from the Web for sea fight
The great object in a sea-fight was to charge an opponent amidships, or on the stern, or on some defenceless part.
We illustrate a Copenhagen porcelain bowl, with painted scene, showing the Dannebrog flying and the sea-fight in progress.Chats on Royal Copenhagen Porcelain|Arthur Hayden
The sea-fight was an obstinate one, though not remarkable for its science; indeed it was more like a battle by land.The History of the Peloponnesian War|Thucydides
Sluys is often spoken of as the sea-fight that inaugurated the long victorious career of the British Navy.Famous Sea Fights|John Richard Hale
Byng's Sea-fight, in aid of a suffering Kaiser and his Sicilies, in consequence.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Volume V. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle