Seaware
Seaware Sea"ware`, n. [Cf. AS. s[=ae]w[=a]r seaweed.] (Bot.) Seaweed; esp., coarse seaweed. See {Ware}, and {Sea girdles}. [1913 Webster]

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  • seaware — [sē′wer΄] n. [via dial. < OE sæware, seaweed < sæ, sea + war, alga] seaweed; esp., large, coarse seaweed tossed up on shore, used as fertilizer …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • seaware — /see wair /, n. seaweed, esp. coarse, large seaweed, used chiefly as a fertilizer. [bef. 1000; OE saewar, equiv. to sae SEA + war seaweed (not recorded in ME)] * * * …   Universalium

  • seaware — noun Flotsam; articles cast up by the sea …   Wiktionary

  • seaware — /ˈsiwɛə/ (say seewair) noun seaweed, especially coarse, large seaweed, used for manure, etc. {Middle English, from Old English sǣwār} …   Australian English dictionary

  • seaware — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun : sea wrack for use as manure * * * /see wair /, n. seaweed, esp. coarse, large seaweed, used chiefly as a fertilizer. [bef. 1000; OE saewar, equiv. to sae SEA + war seaweed (not recorded in ME)] * * * seaˈware noun Seaweed • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • Pennyland — A pennyland ( gd. “peighinn”) is an old Scottish land measurement. It was found in the West Highlands, and also Galloway, and believed to be of Norse origin. It is frequently found in minor placenames.Skene in Celtic Scotland says:: in the… …   Wikipedia

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