from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A pool left by the regress of the tide.


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  • And in the end we're crouched over like children sifting through this tide-pool of blood hope spit mixtapes and lovenotes and buttons we never sewed back on.

    Attention, Stargazers

  • The gameplay at each phase of Spore alludes to games that players will be familiar with: the tide-pool opening harks back to Pac-Man, the society-building phase to Wright's own Sim City, the clash of civilizations to ... well, Civilization.

    Now, May the Force Be...Us

  • “Forward!” he leaped boldly into the first tide-pool they came to.

    Pierre And Jean

  • They had just seen many fascinating tide-pool creatures.

    Xone of Contention

  • This curious community begins, like the preceding ones, with a single little individual, settling upon some shell or stone, or on the rocks in a tide-pool, where it will sometimes cover a space of several square feet.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 59, September, 1862

  • A tide-pool close by was enclosed in pitch; a four-eyes was swimming about in it, staring up at us; and when we hunted him, tried to escape, not by diving, but by jumping on shore on the pitch, and scrambling off between our legs.

    Young Folks' Library, Volume XI (of 20) Wonders of Earth, Sea and Sky

  • Jean rolled up his trousers above his calf, and his sleeves to his elbows, that he might get wet without caring; then saying: "Forward!" he leaped boldly into the first tide-pool they came to.

    Pierre and Jean

  • I'm beginning to think that Yahoo-News readers were exclusively educated in public schools, and were wading in a tide-pool or walking on a nature trail with their union-member teacher when "Logic" was being taught at the private schools.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • At Ruby Beach, we lucked into the only sun we found on our vacation and scored three hours of beachcombing, tide-pool hunting and rock-skipping on one of Washington state's most savagely beautiful shorelines. Top Stories

  • Tuesday; marine mammals, Wednesday, coral reefs, Dec. 30; rock fish, Dec. 31; tide-pool animals, Jan. 1; aquarium open 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

    The Seattle Times


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