haliography

A description of the sea

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Haliography — Ha li*og ra*phy ( f[y^]), n. [Gr. a ls the sea + graphy.] Description of the sea; the science that treats of the sea. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haliography — † haliˈography Obs. [f. Gr. ἅλς, ἁλι sea + γραϕια writing.] A description of the sea (Blount Glossogr. 1656). So † haliˈographer, a describer of the sea (Bailey vol. II. 1727) …   Useful english dictionary

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