from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gate through which water passes into a basin when the tide flows, and which is shut to retain the water from flowing back at the ebb.
- n. Tideway; stream.
- n. Nautical, a narrow place where the tide runs with great velocity.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.