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sea mist

a mist over or from the sea. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • He fancied that once more against the wall of sea-mist he saw tremendous, victorious, the Rider on the Lion.

    Fortitude Hugh Walpole
  • The Celtic melancholy of the first part of the journey had blown away like a sea-mist.

    The O'Ruddy Stephen Crane
  • The blood was in his eyes, and the sea-mist curling in from sea.

    An Isle in the Water Katharine Tynan
  • I knew that the elaborate curl over his right eyebrow was not guaranteed to survive a sea-mist.

    Reginald Saki
  • The thin pipe of the dotterel fell into the darkness beyond the shallows where the sea-mist lay.

  • “Tilling shall hear of this to-morrow,” said Miss Mapp, shivering with rage and sea-mist.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • To me it is like a piece of gorgeous tapestry blurred by wood-smoke and sea-mist and hung on a granite wall.

  • Even as she considered this a sea-mist began to creep through the street outside, and in a few minutes it was blotted from view.

    Miss Mapp Edward Frederic Benson
  • Thought of Graham was an unpleasant reminder, and his face grew hard in the sea-mist.

    The Alaskan James Oliver Curwood
  • Such myriads more in the sea-mist that hides the horizon-line—sitting on distant rocks!

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