We run into a cross-sea or a swell, or something, and they disappear again, and their places at the table remain vacant.
It is all heaped and tossed and tumbled as though the earth there had been a cross-sea.
A cross-sea is very dangerous, for the man at the helm never knows where the wave will strike.
A cross-sea was running and I could not feel sure that all was well with the missing boat.
So down the village on all fours, groaning like a Dutch brig in a cross-sea, went our Albert Edward.
Then do the heavy-timbered barns talk like ships in a cross-sea, beam working against beam.
We are deathly sick, because there is a cross-sea beneath us and a wet sail above.
This is similar to a cross-sea, except that it undulates without breaking violently.