reefy shallows. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Vegetative propagation of Eucheuma on nets in the Philippines occurs on reefy flats with good water circulation. From Wordnik.com. [4 Coastal Mariculture] Reference
"Three years ago the shattered hull of your ship was sighted off a reefy coast, and you were heard of on the Main no more.". From Wordnik.com. [The Conquering Sword of Conan]
` Three years ago the shattered hull of your ship was sighted off a reefy coast, and you were heard of on the Main no more. '. From Wordnik.com. [The Conan Chronicles]
I sit up to see myself safe through the narrow passage between Flat Island and Round Island, and fall asleep at last to the monotonous chant of so many "fathoms and no bottom," for we take soundings every five minutes or so in this reefy region. From Wordnik.com. [Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. October, 1878.] Reference
Where slumber'd the dead like the coral-builders in reefy cell. From Wordnik.com. [Man of Uz, and Other Poems] Reference
On the south-west side it is very reefy, yet very pleasant in consequence of the woods surrounding it. From Wordnik.com. [Voyages of Samuel De Champlain — Volume 02] Reference
Good skippy have been taken on reefy areas eight miles offshore and schools of samson fish in 30-40m off Mindarie. From Wordnik.com. [AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories] Reference
Then the water clears and his sails swing to the wind, and he is off to the north, along that steel-gray shore of rampart rock, between the white-slab islands and the reefy coast. From Wordnik.com. [Canada: the Empire of the North Being the Romantic Story of the New Dominion's Growth from Colony to Kingdom] Reference
Every ebb leaves a sandy flat, extending half a mile seaward from the town; the reefy anchorage is difficult of entrance after sunset, and the coralline bottom renders wading painful. From Wordnik.com. [First Footsteps in East Africa] Reference
After twelve hours’ steaming over seventy to seventy-two knots of reefy sea, we ran carefully into the Sharm Dumayghah. 192 This lake-like, land-locked cove is by far the best of the many good dock-harbours which break the. From Wordnik.com. [The Land of Midian] Reference
In doubtful glimpses, on some reefy shelf. From Wordnik.com. [Making the Most of Life] Reference
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