The head-sea, in little, splashy waves, began to fill my canoe.
Pitching heavily to a head-sea, and making but little head-way.
A term applied to a threatening heavy atmosphere, also to a head-sea.
A ship is said to be "diving into it" when she pitches heavily against a head-sea.
It is a similar, or the same action in force as in a head-sea.
The head-sea we could dispense with, as it makes us all very uncomfortable.
The 28th they started and reached Bull's Bay, where a head-sea compelled them to anchor.
Now, the sailing vessel meets a head-sea, when lying-to under easy canvas, as though she knew just what to do with it.
Looking for a temporary subsidence of the waves of a head-sea, previous to easing down the helm, in tacking ship.
When a ship rides at anchor in a head-sea, the waves of which frequently break in upon her, they are said to over-rake her.