high water


noun

water at its greatest elevation, as in a river.

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Origin of high water

First recorded in 1545–55
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British Dictionary definitions for high water

high water

noun

another name for high tide (def. 1)
the state of any stretch of water at its highest level, as during a flood
Abbreviation: HW
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