sea puss

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noun \-ˌpu̇s\

Definition of sea puss

  1. :  a swirling or along shore undertow

Origin and Etymology of sea puss

alteration of dialect seapoose tidal stream, from Unquachog (Algonquian language of Long Island, New York) seépus river


First Known Use: 1842

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