Cross sea

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(Naut.) a chopping sea, in which the waves run in contrary directions.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Labouring in this sea, as all barks labour in cross seas, he tossed about and came to no haven.
The public prosecutor authorised the seizure of the two vehicles and the initiation of legal proceedings against the two suspects for "forming a cartel to illegally cross sea borders".
There's never been a better time to sail on Scotland's west coast ferry network, run by Caledonian MacBrayne (affectionately nicknamed CalMac) - Scotland's largest ferry operator who were recently named Cross Sea Carrier of the Year at the recent UK National Coach Tourism Awards.
The post UN says 850,000 to cross sea to Europe this year and next appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
Theologically self-assured missionaries in the days of Jesus received his stinging condemnation: "You cross sea and land to make a single convert, and you make the new convert twice as much a child of hell as yourselves" (Matt.
The other North American caribou that seasonally cross sea ice are Peary caribou (R.
HONG KONG - Construction on a 35-kilometer cross sea bridge to link three cities in southern China began Tuesday, more than 20 years after the idea was proposed.
For their efforts, the aircrew members received the Red Cross Sea Rescue Award.
Etienne Micallef, master instructor of the Malta Red Cross sea rescue services, had told a newspaper reflective signs placed round the wreck warning divers not to enter were cleaned just over a week before the tragedy.
For pounds 305,000 you get nine rooms, a large garden, workshop and a three-car garage - perfect for a morning sea stroll and it's within walking distance of West Cross sea front.