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Definition of "sea-god" [sea-god]

  • A marine deity; a divinity looked upon as presiding over the ocean or sea, as Neptune. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "sea-god" in a sentence
  • "The title, as it happens, was the brainchild of a Roman deserter from Antony and Cleopatra's faction who had shown up at one of Cleopatra's dinner parties nude and painted blue, in the role of a sea-god."
  • "And suddenly, out there where a big smoker lifts skyward, rising like a sea-god from out of the welter of spume and churning white, on the giddy, toppling, overhanging and downfalling, precarious crest appears the dark head of a man."
  • "When the fantasized Princess Qara Köz, who even comes accompanied by an only slightly less bewitching body double, disembarks at Genoa, the toughest admiral of them all is unmanned and Andrea Doria himself “stood open-mouthed as the strangers approached, a sea-god in thrall to nymphs arising from the waters.”"