Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on the sea or ships.
ETYM Old Eng. see, as. sae; akin to Dutch zee, os. and Old High Germ. sęo, German see, OFries. se, Dan. sö, Swed. sjö, Icel. saer, Goth. saiws, and perhaps to Latin saevus fierce, savage.
1. A division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land.
2. Turbulent water with swells of considerable size.