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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A channel in which a tidal current runs.

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  • Great West Wind Drift, setting squarely into the teeth of the easterly gale, kicked up a tideway sea that was monstrous.
  • Silently, with none to heed and none to know, was enacted again in the gloom the play that is as old as the first ship upon tideway.
  • "There, there!" said Nellie, pointing out some dark objects that could be seen tumbling about in the tideway some distance off the starboard quarter.
  • Hands went to the freeing of the sails, and the tiller swung round to bring the vessel out of the backwater beneath the cliff into the full run of the tideway. for more
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