- the inflow of the tide; rising tide.
Origin of flood tide
First recorded in 1710–20
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Examples from the Web for flood tide
May the muse alight upon her brow and may the flood-tide of inspiration swell within her as she sharpens her quill.There Was a Young Man Named Obama
December 28, 2008
Should the movement come from him there might be no flood-tide.
Flood-tide had long come when we anchored opposite the old camp.
Ebb and flow and flood-tide have become as difficult as Sanskrit synonyms for me.
Eighteen hundred and sixty-three was flood-tide on the Comstock.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
In every department, therefore, there was a flood-tide of effort.For the Sake of the School
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