Definition of ship a sea in English:
British (Of a boat) be flooded by a wave.
- Coming in we shipped a sea on the quarter bow, which caused the boat to fill and turn on her broadside.
- It is very odd that this ship shipped a sea the very hour as we were, which stove her boats, and bulwarks.
- I do consider that for men in big ships a sea engagement is a particularly trying experience.
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