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Definition of "tide-water" [tide-water]

  • Water affected by the ordinary ebb and flow of the tide. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tide-water" in a sentence
  • "At the head of tide-water on the river there is a dam, and above it is a large mill-pond, where most of the people who row and sail keep their boats all summer long."
  • "Much of the timber was cut so that it would fall almost into tide-water."
  • "Leaving the frontier of Missouri in May, 1843, and often diverging from his route for the sake of expanding his field of observation, he had arrived in the tide-water region of Columbia in the month of"