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seafaring

noun sea·far·ing \-ˌfer-iŋ\

: the activity of traveling on the sea especially while working on a boat or a ship

Full Definition of SEAFARING

:  the use of the sea for travel or transportation
seafaring adjective
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Examples of SEAFARING

  1. He began a life of seafaring.

First Known Use of SEAFARING

1592
SEAFARING Defined for Kids

1seafaring

adjective sea·far·ing \ˈsē-ˌfer-iŋ\

Definition of SEAFARING for Kids

:  of or employed in sailing

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noun

Definition of SEAFARING for Kids

:  sailing on the sea as work or as recreation

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