plural -s
: a shallow inlet or tidal stream along the Long Island shore

Word History


by folk etymology from a word of Algonquian origin; akin to Delaware sepoûs, sepus small brook, Natick sepuēse brook, sepu river, Narragansett sepoêse little river, sepe river

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“Seapoose.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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