sea-maid
or sea-maiden noun Date: 1584 mermaid; also a goddess or nymph of the sea

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  • Sea-maid — n. 1. The mermaid. [1913 Webster] 2. A sea nymph. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea-maid — sea′ maid or sea′ maid en n. 1) mermaid 2) myt a goddess or nymph of the sea • Etymology: 1580–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • sea-maid — [sē′mād΄] n. 1. a mermaid 2. a sea nymph or goddess: Also sea maiden …   English World dictionary

  • sea maid — sea maid, 1. = mermaid. (Cf. ↑mermaid) 2. a goddess or nymph of the sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea-maid — /see mayd /, n. 1. a mermaid. 2. a goddess or nymph of the sea. Also, sea maiden /see mayd n/. [1580 90; SEA + MAID] * * * …   Universalium

  • sea maid — n. mermaid; nymph of the sea; goddess of the sea …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sea-maid — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also sea maiden ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : mermaid; also : a goddess or nymph of the sea …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea-maid — n. 1. Mermaid, siren. 2. Sea nymph, water nymph …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • sea-maiden — sea maid·en (sēʹmād n) also sea maid ( mād ) n. Mythology A mermaid or sea nymph. * * * …   Universalium

  • sea maiden — sea maiden, = sea maid. (Cf. ↑sea maid) …   Useful english dictionary

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