Strong gales from east-south-east to south-south-east, a high sea, and dark dismal night.
The sea is said to be "on" when boisterous; as, there is a high sea on.
The weather was now unfavourable again, blowing strong from the westward with a high sea.
In this twisted manner did the story of high sea navigation reach him.
She has the quality of the open sky, of the flight of birds, of deep tangled places, she has the quality of the high sea.
As soon as I saw her she had me lashed to the mast in a high sea, with the great salt waves dashing over me.
Did it mean that they were in touch with the high sea Fleet?
I was afraid our masts showed to seaward and might betray us to some curious passer on the high sea.
He wore a faded velveteen jacket, a red-flannel shirt, and high sea boots, coming half-way up his thighs.
Do you realise how dismal a thing it is for us to be separated from our own by a high sea all these months and years?