sea puss
noun Etymology: alteration of dialect seapoose tidal stream, from Unquachog (Algonquian language of Long Island, New York) seépus river Date: 1842 a swirling or along shore undertow

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  • sea|poose — «SEE poos, pus», noun. = sea puss. (Cf. ↑sea puss) …   Useful english dictionary

  • sea purse — noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore • Syn: ↑undertow, ↑sea puss, ↑sea puss, ↑sea purse, ↑sea poose • Hypernyms: ↑undertide, ↑undercurrent * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • sea-purse — noun the seaward undercurrent created after waves have broken on the shore • Syn: ↑undertow, ↑sea puss, ↑sea puss, ↑sea purse, ↑sea poose • Hypernyms: ↑undertide, ↑undercurrent …   Useful english dictionary

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