seacraft

noun

sea·​craft ˈsē-ˌkraft How to pronounce seacraft (audio)
1
: seagoing ships
2
: skill in navigation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The Santa Barbara County Fire Department dispatched a group of three rescue swimmers in wet suits with long paddle boards from Isla Vista and two seacraft from UC Santa Barbara. Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2021 The boat, owned by The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York ,was one of dozens of seacraft used in 1943 to evacuate almost all the Jews from Denmark into neutral Sweden. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 22 May 2018 So, to evacuate the troops, all British seacrafts were commissioned by the Navy. Esquire, 23 Feb. 2018 The harsh environment was on full display July 29, as the Healy carried out two consecutive missions on the water in a smaller seacraft. Author: Dan Lamothe, Alaska Dispatch News, 5 Sep. 2017 The operator on the seacraft controls the amount of thrust, while the rider controls the angle with his feet. William Thornton, AL.com, 4 Aug. 2017 Paddy misses the days when man and water and seacraft were one. Hilton Als, The New Yorker, 27 Mar. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1658, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of seacraft was in 1658

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Cite this Entry

“Seacraft.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seacraft. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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