or tide way
- a channel in which a tidal current runs.
Origin of tideway
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Examples from the Web for tideway
But that might have occurred through want of careful tending in a tideway.The Mirror of the Sea
Upon him drifted Mrs. Worthington, like a peony in the tideway.Love and Lucy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
Then, as the fishermen say, the tideway is ‘all of a paffle.’A Floating Home
Its chief patrons were tideway clubs and the Kingston Rowing Club.
On the tideway in sculling matches, it is usual for pilots to conduct scullers.
- a strong tidal current or its channel, esp the tidal part of a river
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