Thus, a good canoe on dead water goes four to five miles an hour.
There is living and dead water, and there is living and dead earth.
The wind southeast and south-southeast, with dead water as if we were sailing in a river.
Then she stopped, lying still in dead water with her engine idling.
Another section of the river is called Gim-sit-i-cook, signifying smooth or dead water.
The well-being of soil and plants requires that the level of dead water be a considerable distance below the surface.
Any stagnant water in the case, or dead water in the bucket, is detrimental to the power.
From the first falls to Gull Island Lake, forty miles above, the river is alternately quick and dead water.
The brook was too swollen and angry to be easily fordable, except where the ice still lingered in the stretches of dead water.
There was a Weismann tide, now nearly at dead water; there was an anti-vitalistic tide, now ebbing fast.