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sea gate

  1. a navigable channel giving access to the sea.
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Origin of sea gate

First recorded in 1860–65
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of sea gate

  • Edmond Czerny was no fool to leave a sea-gate open to all the world.

    The House Under the Sea

    Sir Max Pemberton

  • It was outside the sea-gate, however, that the siege was pressed most hardly.

  • "And the sea-gate also," said Philip, who was reloading his revolver.

  • Up to the sea-gate the lovers passed, surrounded by their friends.

  • Then, with one accord, the rabble dashed down to the sea-gate of the city.