Sea girdles
Sea girdles Sea" gir"dles (Bot.) A kind of kelp ({Laminaria digitata}) with palmately cleft fronds; -- called also {sea wand}, {seaware}, and tangle. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea wand — Sea girdles Sea gir dles (Bot.) A kind of kelp ({Laminaria digitata}) with palmately cleft fronds; called also {sea wand}, {seaware}, and tangle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sea girdle — Girdle Gir dle, n. [OE. gurdel, girdel, AS. gyrdel, fr. gyrdan; akin to D. gordel, G. g[ u]rtel, Icel. gyr?ill. See {Gird}, v. t., to encircle, and cf. {Girth}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which girds, encircles, or incloses; a circumference; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periplus of the Erythraean Sea — Names, routes and locations of the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea. The Periplus of the Erythraean Sea or Periplus of the Red Sea (Greek: Περίπλους τὴς Ἐρυθράς Θαλάσσης, Latin: Periplus Maris Erythraei) is a Gre …   Wikipedia

  • Laminaria digitata — Sea girdles Sea gir dles (Bot.) A kind of kelp ({Laminaria digitata}) with palmately cleft fronds; called also {sea wand}, {seaware}, and tangle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seaware — Sea girdles Sea gir dles (Bot.) A kind of kelp ({Laminaria digitata}) with palmately cleft fronds; called also {sea wand}, {seaware}, and tangle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tang — n. 1. Smack, taste, flavor, savor. 2. Sting. 3. Twang. 4. Tangle, sea tang, oar weed, sea girdles, edible sea weed (Laminaria digitata) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Seawand — Sea wand . (Bot.) See {Sea girdles}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seaware — Sea ware , n. [Cf. AS. s[=ae]w[=a]r seaweed.] (Bot.) Seaweed; esp., coarse seaweed. See {Ware}, and {Sea girdles}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tangle — I. v. a. 1. Interweave (confusedly), intertwine, complicate, perplex, snarl, entangle, mat. 2. Entrap, ensnare, catch. 3. Embroil, embarrass, perplex. II. n. 1. Complication, intricacy, perplexity, snarl. 2. Perplexity, embarrassment …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

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