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SEA

abbreviation for SINGLE EUROPEAN ACT.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

SEA. The ocean; the great mass of waters which surrounds the land, and which probably extends from pole to pole, covering nearly three quarters of the globe. Waters within the ebb and flow of the tide, are to be considered the sea. Gilp. R. 526.
     2. The sea is public and common to all people, and every person has an equal right to navigate it, or to fish there; Ang. on Tide Wat. 44 to 49; Dane's Abr. c. 68, a. 3, 4; Inst. 2, 1, 1; and to land upon the sea, shore. (q.v.)
     3. Every nation has jurisdiction to the distance of a cannon shot, (q, v.) or marine league, over the water adjacent to its shore. 2 Cranch, 187, 234; 1 Circuit Rep. 62; Bynk. Qu. Pub. Juris. 61; 1 Azuni Mar. Law, 204; Id. 185; Vattel, 207:

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A man was a fool to go to sea when he could write, he concluded, though the money in itself meant nothing to him.
"Anyway, mother, the ship part is useful, for we learn how to sail her, and by and by that will all come handy when we go to sea," put in Geordie.
Caitlin said: "I employ seven men on each trawler, I often go to Galway when the boats go to sea.
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1990: Royal Navy wives marched through Plymouth and Portsmouth to oppose a Ministry of Defence decision to allow Wrens to go to sea.
A hapless boat owner who was "inadequately prepared" and "ignored advice" not to go to sea had to be rescued during a multi-agency operation on Saturday.
DOWN: 2 Marsh 3 Robert De Niro 4 Shrew 6 Go to sea 7 Yard 8 Appeals 9 Misdiagnosis 14 Paprika 16 Baronet 19 Homer 21 Drape 22 Liam.
And just a month before it did, it had its papers stamped to go to sea."
People go to sea to cool off as hot weather hit ystanbul.