Definition of Sea puss

1. Noun. The seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore.

Exact synonyms: Sea Purse, Sea-poose, Sea-purse, Sea-puss, Undertow
Generic synonyms: Undercurrent, Undertide



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sea Puss

sea pigeons
sea pigs
sea pike
sea pincushion
sea pink
sea poacher
sea poker
sea poppy
sea porcupine
sea pork
sea power
sea pudding
sea puddings
sea purslane
sea puss (current term)
sea pye
sea rat
sea rats
sea raven
sea ravens
sea reed
sea robber
sea robin
sea rocket
sea room
sea rover
sea salmon
sea salt
sea salts

Literary usage of Sea puss

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1. Werner's Readings and Recitations (1906)
"THE SEA-PUSS. KATE UPSON CLARK. [On certain portions of the coast the white, rushing waves which precede a storm are called "sea-pussies. ..."

2. Paragraph-writing: A Rhetoric for Colleges by Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denny (1909)
"The two great dangers of American bathing are the undertow and the " sea-puss." The undertow varies at different stages of the tide, and with the different ..."

3. Paragraph-writing: A Rhetoric for Colleges by Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denny (1909)
"The two great dangers of American bathing are the undertow and the " sea-puss." The undertow varies at different stages of the tide, and with the different ..."

4. The Arena by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1907)
"Old Dave muttered: "Jest before it happened, I thought I saw a sea-puss forming." When, in agony, Harding came to and found Tilda motionless, ..."

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