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asea

[uh-see] /əˈsi/
adjective, adverb
1.
to or toward the sea; seaward.
2.
at sea. See sea (def 12).
Origin of asea
1855-1860
1855-60; a-1 + sea
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  • Meanwhile most of the Arcadian contingents were mustering at asea.

    Hellenica Xenophon
Word Origin and History for asea
adj.

1858, from a- (1) "on" + sea.

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