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cross sea

noun, Oceanography, Nautical
1.
a sea with a choppy surface produced by the intersection of waves from different storms.
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • There was a high cross sea, and the ves sel was almost entirely under water from the seas that broke over her.

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