sea room

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  1. unobstructed space at sea in which a vessel can be easily maneuvered or navigated.

Origin of sea room

First recorded in 1545–55

Words Nearby sea room Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use sea room in a sentence

  • I do not like tombstones, having had too much of them in 'arly youth, and feel as if I want sea-room.

    Miles Wallingford | James Fenimore Cooper
  • There being signs of a coming storm, in order to have sea-room the ship made sail away from the land.

    Notable Voyagers | W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
  • Let's have sea room enough, and then let it blow the devil's head off.

  • There is sea-room for every keel, and use for all their treasures.

    A New Atmosphere | Gail Hamilton
  • Each man to his taste, I prefer sailing over the free ocean, with my stout galiot under my feet and plenty of sea room.

British Dictionary definitions for sea room

sea room

  1. sufficient space to manoeuvre a vessel

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