flood tide

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Origin of flood tide

First recorded in 1710–20
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Related Words for flood tide

flood

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Contemporary Examples of flood tide

  • May the muse alight upon her brow and may the flood-tide of inspiration swell within her as she sharpens her quill.

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    December 28, 2008

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flood tide in Science

flood tide

  1. The period between low tide and high tide, during which water flows toward the shore. Compare ebb tide. See more at tide.
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