from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tide that opposes one already existing; the flood- or ebb-tide that is about to succeed to the one already existing; the incoming flood-tide overlying the outgoing ebb-tide as shown by the surface-ripple or bore.
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A counter-tide of light flowed in here from the west, surging up the slope from the brook and spilling over the crest into the garden.
Sometimes a counter-tide would sweep a whole flotilla out to sea, when never a man of the hunting crew would be heard of more.
And still further, there was another counter-tide.
Mountains, and meet the counter-tide setting in from the coast of the
In Andhra Pradesh, the eye of the current storm, the Centre's announcement on Telangana has unleashed a huge counter-tide.