Sea-orange

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sea-orange a large, globose, orange-coloured holothurian
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .

Usage

In literature:

The sun goes down, a swollen orange, as it were into the sea.
"Essays of Travel" by Robert Louis Stevenson
She came to Cannes, made the acquaintance of the sun, loved the sea, and breathed the perfume of orange blossoms.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 9 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
She came to Cannes, made the acquaintance of the sun, loved the sea, and breathed the perfume of orange blossoms.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
He joined the prince of Orange, but died at sea, during the expedition.
"Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border, Vol. II (of 3)" by Walter Scott
The Orange Free State (48,000 square miles) lies entirely on the great plateau, between 4000 and 5000 feet above sea-level.
"Impressions of South Africa" by James Bryce
You look out upon a purple sea, I suppose, beneath clear skies and over orange trees and palms.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
Here and there the clustering blossoms of the orange or the nectarine lay like foam upon that verdant sea.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
There is orange on the far horizon, and a green ocean above, in which sea-monsters fashioned from the clouds are floating.
"New Italian sketches" by John Addington Symonds
Below, surrounding the village and stretching down the valley as far as the sea, were orange orchards.
"The Dead Command" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
The sun goes down, a swollen orange, as it were, into the sea.
"The Writing of the Short Story" by Lewis Worthington Smith
In course of a month Liu I reached the Sea of Dungting, asked for the orange-tree and, sure enough, found it.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
The sun goes down, a swollen orange, as it were into the sea.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
A three-quarter moon was rising in gloomy orange majesty out of the quiet sea.
"Way of a Rebel" by Walter M. Miller
Or perhaps it was a cloudless sunrise with a sky of orange-red, and the sea-line silver-blue against it, peaceful as heaven.
"Child Life in Prose" by Various
From this elevation, eight thousand five hundred feet above the sea, the country gradually declines to the Orange River.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
THE SEA-TROUT FLIES are orange bodies, mixed wings, jay at shoulder, silver tinsel, and a small topping for tail.
"Blacker's Art of Fly Making, &c." by William Blacker
Clouds of this orange-like matter appeared spread upon the sea, which thereby lost its usual transparency.
"Narrative of the Circumnavigation of the Globe by the Austrian Frigate Novara, Volume I" by Karl Ritter von Scherzer
The horseshoe arches of the outer gallery look out on orange-blossoms, roses and the sea.
"In Morocco" by Edith Wharton
The sky flamed orange and saffron, and the distant lake of Bolsena rolled as a sea of fire.
"The Hill of Venus" by Nathan Gallizier
I cut the books and ran away to sea, when I was sixteen, wi' a cargo of oranges.
"Into the Highways and Hedges" by F. F. Montrésor (Frances Frederica)
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In poetry:

Over the orange-tinted brae,
Against that wondrous north-west sky,
Over the far sea golden-gray,
Where no horizon we descry.
"An Autumn Evening" by William Bell Scott
Midway between the orange and the snows
As some fair planet rounds up from the sea,
Eldest of all, the Central Power arose
In vague immensity.
"Arms And The Man - The Old Dominion" by James Barron Hope
Currents of fragrance, from the orange tree,
And sward of violets, breathing to and fro,
Mingle, and wandering out upon the sea,
Refresh the idle boatsman where they blow.
"The Child's Funeral" by William Cullen Bryant
At this wharf there are no grand landings to speak of.
Red and orange barges list and blister
Shackled to the dock, outmoded, gaudy,
And apparently indestructible.
The sea pulses under a skin of oil.
"A Winter Ship" by Sylvia Plath
Across the convent garden walls
The wind blows from the silver seas;
Black shadow of the cypress falls
Between the moon-meshed olive-trees;
Sleep-walking from their golden bowers,
Flit disembodied orange flowers.
"The Mystic's Vision" by Mathilde Blind
The Lido floats like a purple flower;
Orange and rose are the sails at sea;
Silk and pink the surf-line free
Tumbles and chimes, and the perfect hour
Clasps us and folds us in its power,
Folds us and holds us, my love and me.
"Barcarole III" by Susan Coolidge

In news:

Enlarge Dennis Pillion, al.com Crew member Tom Myers brings in another amberjack during a deep sea fishing trip aboard the Lady D charter boat, based out of San Roc Cay marina in Orange Beach, Alabama.
(Dennis Pillion / al.com) Deep sea fishing out of Orange Beach, Alabama gallery (20 photos).
Choose your base (for example, sea salt or brown sugar for a body scrub), boosters (like antioxidants or anti-aging ingredients) and essential oils (grapefruit, spearmint, orange, lavender, etc.
According to the Orange County Sheriff's Department Blog, two deputies were returning to Marine Operations Headquarters after responding to a call when the pair had to make an unruly sea lion a passenger.
Or a flash of powder blue in a sea of orange.
Unlike the rambling white and purple Passiflora edulis that covered the back fence of my teenage West Hollywood home, my Tri-City Passiflora jamesonii, also known as "Coral Seas," is bright orange.
Pokey LaFarge is riding shotgun with his girlfriend through the outskirts of Orlando, coming up on Sea World, heading to a car show, eating oranges and tossing off bon mots like a carnie on speed.
At Praia das Macas, in the orange aspic of evening light, I saw horsemen galloping through surf like centaurs emerging from the sea.
Owner Stéphane Lang-Willar and chef John Belleme (Umi Fishbar & Grill) have created a "value-oriented" menu featuring East & West coast oysters, duck a l'orange and Mediterranean sea bass.
Available with zero-VOC powder coat ?nishes in white, black, orange and sea green, the table can double as a bench for extra of?ce seating.
Patrick's Parade a sea of green and orange.
NM Bowl goal: 'A sea of orange' in Albuquerque.
The $43 million Agent Orange cleanup begins in Vietnam as US forges closer ties with the nation amid the growing dispute with China over South China Sea.
0It's officially game week for the SU mens basketball team and that means the Orange is preparing to play its first game--both of the season and at sea.
Enlarge Dennis Pillion dpillion@al.com Crew member Tom Myers brings in another amberjack during a deep sea fishing trip aboard the Lady D charter boat, based out of San Roc Cay marina in Orange Beach, Alabama.
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