- Washed by the waves or tide; said of a rock or strip of shore, or of an anchor, etc., when flush with the surface of the water, so that the waves break over it.
- 1904, w:Jack_London, Jack London, The Sea-Wolf, ch. 39,
- :The deck was continually with the sea which came inboard over the rail and through the scuppers.
- (context, by extension) Covered, overspread.
- 2005, Chris Ramirez, http://www.azcentral.com/community/gilbert/articles/0826GR-MammothZ12.html 2nd find excites museum diggers," The Arizona Republic, 26 Aug,
- :The Valley landscape was more with greenery some 11,000 years ago.
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