from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The receding or outgoing tide; the period between high water and the succeeding low water.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The period between high tide and the next low tide in which the sea is receding.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The reflux of tide water; the retiring tide; -- opposed to
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