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  • n. Plural form of tidewaiter.

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Examples

  • There are many storied lives locked away among the tidewaiters in China.

    AN AUSTRALIAN IN CHINA

  • My two companions in the temple were tidewaiters in the Customs.

    AN AUSTRALIAN IN CHINA

  • "Oh, yes, it appointed postmasters and tidewaiters, maintained an army and navy, and picked quarrels with foreign countries."

    Equality

  • The proscription extended to tidewaiters, to gaugers, to doorkeepers.

    Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)

  • Word having been brought to him that a ship from Macao was expected to load teas at Komchuk ” a place inland not open to trade ” he started off with a posse of tidewaiters on the revenue cruiser Cumfa, to seize her.

    Sir Robert Hart

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