Seeker to Segmentation
1. One who seeks; that which is used in seeking or searching.
2. (Eccl.) One of a small heterogeneous sect of the 17th century, in Great Britain, who professed to be
seeking the true church, ministry, and sacraments.
A skeptic [is] ever seeking and never finds, like our new upstart sect of Seekers.Bullokar.
(Seek"-no-fur`ther) n. A kind of choice winter apple, having a subacid taste; formerly
called go- no-further.
(Seek"-sor`row) n. One who contrives to give himself vexation. [Archaic.] Sir P. Sidney.
(Seel) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Seeled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Seeling.] [F. siller, ciller, fr. cil an eyelash,
1. (Falconry) To close the eyes of (a hawk or other bird) by drawing through the lids threads which
were fastened over the head. Bacon.
Fools climb to fall: fond hopes, like seeled doves for want of better light, mount till they end their flight
with falling.J. Reading.
2. Hence, to shut or close, as the eyes; to blind.
Come, seeling night,Shak.
Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day.
Cold death, with a violent fate, his sable eyes did seel.Chapman.
(Seel), v. i. [Cf. LG. sielen to lead off water, F. siller to run ahead, to make headway, E. sile,
v.t.] To incline to one side; to lean; to roll, as a ship at sea. [Obs.] Sir W. Raleigh.
(Seel Seel"ing), n. The rolling or agitation of a ship in a storm. [Obs.] Sandys.
(Seel), n. [AS. s&aemacrl, from s&aemacrl good, prosperous. See Silly.]
1. Good fortune; favorable opportunity; prosperity. [Obs.] "So have I seel". Chaucer.
2. Time; season; as, hay seel. [Prov. Eng.]
(Seel"i*ly) adv. In a silly manner. [Obs.]
(Seel"y) a. See Silly. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Seem) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Seemed (semd); p. pr. & vb. n. Seeming.] [OE. semen to seem,
to become, befit, AS. seman to satisfy, pacify; akin to Icel. sæma to honor, to bear with, conform to, sæmr
becoming, fit, soma to beseem, to befit, sama to beseem, semja to arrange, settle, put right, Goth.
samjan to please, and to E. same. The sense is probably due to the adj. seemly. &radic191. See
Same, a., and cf. Seemly.] To appear, or to appear to be; to have a show or semblance; to present
an appearance; to look; to strike one's apprehension or fancy as being; to be taken as. "It now seemed
Thou picture of what thou seem'st.Shak.
All seemed well pleased; all seemed, but were not all.Milton.
There is a way which seemeth right unto a man; but the end thereof are the ways of death.Prov. xiv.