sea legs


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sea legs

pl.n.
The ability to adjust one's balance to the motion of a ship, especially in rough seas.

sea legs

pl n
1. the ability to maintain one's balance on board ship, esp in rough weather
2. the ability to resist seasickness, esp in rough weather

sea′ legs`


n.pl.
the ability to adjust one's balance to the motion of a ship at sea.
[1705–15]
Translations

sea legs

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