American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Gradual recession of water in a sea, lake, or stream, leaving permanently dry land.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In law, the recession of the sea or other body of water from land; also, land thus left uncovered.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Law) A leaving dry; a recession of the sea or other water, leaving dry land; land left uncovered by such recession.
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