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seagirt

[ see-gurt ]

noun

  1. surrounded by the sea.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of seagirt1

First recorded in 1615–25; sea + girt 1

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Example Sentences

Even to those who have more travelled eyes, and are not unfamiliar with seagirt citadels, the spectacle is superb.

Yet in imagination I may, at the shortest notice, return to the seagirt arena of my adventures, and restore my unregenerated soul.

Is it to be believed that we are here alone, this boy and I, far north out on an island wilderness, seagirt on a terrific coast!

The general found in this mute parlor of the seagirt convent memories of himself.

Wherever either exists we know it to be a heritage from the seagirt isle.

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