• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Sea-bottle a seaweed
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .


In literature:

And as he spoke (the weather sliding-doors standing open) he tossed the bottle into the sea.
"Kidnapped" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The High Seas Fleet of Germany, costing her one billion five hundred million dollars, was bottled up.
"A Straight Deal" by Owen Wister
I shall cork the MS. up in a bottle, however, and throw it into the sea.
"The Works of Edgar Allan Poe Volume 4 (of 5) of the Raven Edition" by Edgar Allan Poe
Now I shall put it into the bottle and fling it into the sea.
"The Admirable Crichton" by J. M. Barrie
How Pantagruel went to sea to visit the oracle of Bacbuc, alias the Holy Bottle.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book IV." by Francois Rabelais
Meanwhile the bottle thrown overboard by Watty Wilkins, with its "message from the sea," began a long and slow but steady voyage.
"Philosopher Jack" by R.M. Ballantyne
More than once I saw an empty bottle flung through a porthole into the sea.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
But I was saying that a most extraordinary story happened along in a medicine bottle that had floated for years upon the sea.
"Clair de Lune" by Michael Strange
Elfin lifted the bottle high above his head and hurled it out between the stars and the sea, and it fell in the middle of the whirlpool.
"The Book of Dragons" by Edith Nesbit
Then let's throw the bottle out to sea.
"Five Little Friends" by Sherred Willcox Adams
The darker bottle-green specimens come from the Island of St. John in the Red Sea.
"A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public" by Frank Bertram Wade
One of their clever ideas was to bottle tracts, throw them into the sea, and allow them to be washed ashore!
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 377, March 1847" by Various
We are weighing anchor now, and working our course out of the bottle-neck, to sea.
"The Ship Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The fisherman then took the bottle to the brink of the sea.
"The Thousand and One Nights, Vol. I." by Anonymous
The scattered units of the German navy in other seas were gradually bottled up or destroyed.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
A leaf blown across a field; a bottle adrift in the sea, sailing from no port and bound for no haven.
"The Other Fellow" by F. Hopkinson Smith
Bottles, hung from the yards, or set afloat on the sea, were their targets, and they most of them became fair shots.
"White Fire" by John Oxenham
The mate went on deck and threw the bottle into the sea.
"A Desperate Voyage" by Edward Frederick Knight
He sent hundreds of bottles and buoys to be dropped into the seven seas by fighting craft and merchantmen.
"Historic Fredericksburg" by John T. Goolrick
Their cutters are in every harbour; you trace their wake by empty champagne bottles on every sea.
"Mr Punch Afloat"

In poetry:

With no attachments, like a foetus in a bottle,
The obsolete house, the sea, flattened to a picture
She has one too many dimensions to enter.
Grief and anger, exorcised,
Leave her alone now.
"A Life" by Sylvia Plath

In news:

Baltic Sea letter in a bottle: A 13-year-old boy found a 24-year-old letter in a bottle on a beach by the Baltic Sea and traced the letter back to it's surprised author.
Many people have written a note, stuck it inside an old bottle and set it on a journey at sea.
Baltic Sea letter in a bottle: A 13-year-old boy found a 24-year-old letter in a bottle on a beach by the Baltic Sea and traced the letter back to it's surprised author.
You might even stumble upon nachos with shrimp, chicken, beef, the Aztec corn fungus huitlacoche, sea bass, sushi and a ghastly range of bottled sauces.
Nearly a quarter of a century ago, a young German boy named Frank Uesbeck wrote a message, stuffed it into a bottle and threw it out to sea.
Looking for a high-seas adventure full of booty (ahem the treasure), swashbuckling and yo-ho-ho and a bottle of grog.
To get involved, it's as simple as pledging to utilize your reusable bags and bottles, or you can dive in deeper and join one of our rallies in Ocean Beach or Cardiff-by-the-Sea.