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  • n. Plural form of tideway.

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Examples

  • Pirate, so indifferently written but so romantically conceived, for the desolate islands and roaring tideways of the

    Edinburgh Picturesque Notes

  • Mississippi, turbulent in the great tideways, and heavy with the coloring matter of the soil it has washed for thousands of miles.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No. 6, December 1864 Devoted To Literature And National Policy

  • These, of course, will be found in our tideways as small grilse, weighing one or two pounds, in April and May.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 333, July 1843

  • But beautiful as the scene is, it is a bad place for a railroad, for when the great river rushes down swollen by some freshet, and is met by the incoming tide, the water sets back over the marshes and threatens to sweep away the track or put out the fires of the locomotives; and to cross streams and tideways many draw-bridges, with their attendant dangers, must be maintained.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 28, July, 1873

  • Often and often, in the old days, when I realized how far away from the world this lonely little island of Casa Grande and its inhabitants stood, I used to nurse a ghostly envy for the busier tideways of life from which we were banished.

    The Prairie Child

  • The first has been the canalisation, the fencing in of the tideways; the second has been the banking out of the general sea.

    Hills and the Sea

  • Orkney tideways, and all the time the fight was raging they were being borne at increasing speed past islands, holms, and skerries.

    Vandrad the Viking, the Feud and the Spell

  • It was a perilous life, and a strenuous one, for they had every white man's hand against them, as well as fog and gale, and the reefs that lay in the tideways of almost uncharted waters; but Wyllard made the most of it.

    Hawtrey's Deputy

  • It was a perilous life, and a strenuous one, for every white man's hand was against the traders; there were rangers in fog and gale, and the reefs that lay in the tideways of almost uncharted waters; but Wyllard made the most of his chance.

    Masters of the Wheat-Lands

  • The qualities of her people have, undoubtedly, counted for much, but her unrivalled position in the lap of the Atlantic, barring the seaways and closing the tideways of Central and North-eastern Europe, has counted for more.

    The Crime Against Europe A Possible Outcome of the War of 1914

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