Synonyms for kelp

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Kelp, or sea-weed, is used with advantage where it can be obtained.

The others, looking off toward the kelp, then see more of the birds.

A ton of kelp is obtained from 20 to 22 tons of wet sea-weed.

If basalt be used, the proportion of kelp may be diminished.

Then, too, a big bed of the kelp is a great break to the sea.

“Tangled round some kelp before,” she told herself disappointedly.

A great old cod, red with iodine from the kelp, gave her a thrill.

Before she could draw him in he had fouled the line among the kelp.

It is olive-green, thus simulating in color the kelp among which it lives.

We were "caught" and floundered about in the kelp while the water surged around us.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from Middle English culpe (late 14c.), of unknown origin. Kelper "native or inhabitant of the Falkland Islands" is attested from 1960.

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