Definitions

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  • n. A customhouse officer who goes on board a merchant ship to secure payment of the duties; a tidewaiter.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A customhouse officer who goes on board of a merchant ship to secure payment of the duties; a tidewaiter.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is employed only during certain states of the tide.
  • n. A tidewaiter.

Etymologies

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tides +‎ -man?

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