Origin of flood tide
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.
The wind continuing fair, though light, we slowly glided up the stream, the flood-tide aiding us.Mark Seaworth|William H.G. Kingston
Poor Y—— at that moment bade farewell to the flood-tide of his fortunes!
The rise of tide is trifling, the flood-tide sets to the North-West, but at a very slow rate.