Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Being at full tide, as the sea; hence, abundant; copious; outpoured.

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Examples

  • He got it, full-tide; and as best he could, he returned the force.

    CLEAR PICTURES

  • Brain, that carries many a Guinea full-tide to the Doctor.

    The Busie Body

  • The waves strove about it -- the waves that had "come for their joy, and found this horrible stone full-tide."

    Browning's Heroines

  • As she moved out of the room, a splendidly graceful figure radiating health and energy and life full-tide, Rivière could not help following her with his eyes.

    Swirling Waters

  • The short full-tide of the summer seemed to run out with the going of the venturers, and the autumn to come from the north-west in a night.

    The Maid of the Whispering Hills

  • A few days later my brother was firing at masses of Germans with open sights, and the British army was in a full-tide retreat, and the junior officer who had played his gramophone was dead, with other officers and men of that battery.

    Now It Can Be Told

  • Then, when the feast of the Sacæ was at full-tide, he would whisper to Anaïtis, "I will be back in a moment, darling," and she would frown fondly at him as he very quietly slipped from his ivory dining couch, and went, with the merest suspicion of a reel, into the

    Jurgen A Comedy of Justice

  • The whole world was at full-tide, ineffably sweet and just a little languorous: and bees were audible, as in a humorous pretence of vexation ....

    The Cords of Vanity A Comedy of Shirking

  • He stared, transported, his comfort flowing full-tide now into his soul.

    The Cathedral

  • But the night was of wonderful beauty, a night of mid June, warm enough to make the most cautious secure of chill, and at the same time just made crisp with a little breeze that blew or rather whispered landward from over the full-tide of the sleeping sea.

    The Blotting Book

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