from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun plural The ability to adjust one's balance to the motion of a ship, especially in rough seas.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Legs suited for use at sea: a humorous term implying ability to walk on a ship's deck when she is pitching or rolling: as, to get one's sea-legs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- Sailor's Cant Legs able to maintain their possessor upright in stormy weather at sea, that is, ability to stand or walk steadily on deck when a vessel is rolling or pitching in a rough sea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun idiomatic The ability, when walking aboard a ship, to
anticipatethe motion of the deckso as to walk steadilywithout losing balance.
- noun idiomatic The ability to travel by ship without becoming
- noun Alternative term for
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