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Webster 1913 Edition


Seaworthy

Sea′worˊthy

,
Adj.
Fit for a voyage; worthy of being trusted to transport a cargo with safety;
as, a
seaworthy
ship
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Seaworthy

SE'AWORTHY

, A. [sea and worthy.] Fit for a voyage; worthy of being trusted to transport a cargo with safety; as a seaworthy ship.

Definition 2021


seaworthy

seaworthy

See also: sea-worthy

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seaworthy (comparative seaworthier, superlative seaworthiest)

  1. Fit for service at sea.
    • 1922, James A. Cooper, Sheila of Big Wreck Cove
      Yet everybody knows that a cargo properly stowed in a seaworthy craft reaches market in much the better condition than by rail, though perhaps it is some hours longer on the way.

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