(Seam"stress) n. [From older seamster, properly fem., AS. seámestre. See Seam.] A
woman whose occupation is sewing; a needlewoman.
(Seam"stress*y) n. The business of a seamstress.
(Sea" mud`) A rich slimy deposit in salt marshes and along the seashore, sometimes used as a
manure; called also sea ooze.
(Seam"y) a. Having a seam; containing seams, or showing them. "Many a seamy scar." Burns.
Everything has its fair, as well as its seamy, side.Sir W. Scott.
(Sean) n. A seine. See Seine. [Prov. Eng.]
(||Sé`ance") n. [F., fr. L. sedens, -entis, p. pr. of sedere to sit. See Sit.] A session, as of some
public body; especially, a meeting of spiritualists to receive spirit communications, so called.
(Sea" nee"dle) (Zoöl.) See Garfish (a).
(Sea" net`tle) A jellyfish, or medusa.
(Sean"na*chie) n. [Gael. seanachaidh.] A bard among the Highlanders of Scotland, who
preserved and repeated the traditions of the tribes; also, a genealogist. [Written also sennachy.] [Scot.]
(Sea" on"ion) (Bot.) The officinal squill. See Squill.
(Sea" ooze`) Same as Sea mud. Mortimer.
(Sea" or"ange) (Zoöl.) A large American holothurian (Lophothuria Fabricii) having a bright
orange convex body covered with finely granulated scales. Its expanded tentacles are bright red.
(Sea"-orb`) n. (Zoöl.) A globefish.
Sea-otter's cabbage (Bot.), a gigantic kelp of the Pacific Ocean See Nereocystis.
(Sea" ot"ter) (Zoöl.) An aquatic carnivore (Enhydris lutris, or marina) found in the North Pacific
Ocean. Its fur is highly valued, especially by the Chinese. It is allied to the common otter, but is larger,
with feet more decidedly webbed.
(Sea" owl`) (Zoöl.) The lumpfish.
(Sea" pad`) (Zoöl.) A starfish.
(Sea" par"rot) (Zoöl.) The puffin.
(Sea" par"tridge) (Zoöl.) The gilthead a fish of the British coasts.
(Sea" pass`) A document carried by neutral merchant vessels in time of war, to show their
nationality; a sea letter or passport. See Passport.
(Sea" peach`) (Zoöl.) A beautiful American ascidian (Cynthia, or Halocynthia, pyriformis) having
the size, form, velvety surface, and color of a ripe peach.
(Sea" pear`) (Zoöl.) A pedunculated ascidian of the genus Boltonia.
(Sea"-pen") n. (Zoöl.) A pennatula.