low water

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Origin of low water

First recorded in 1520–30
Related formslow-wa·ter, adjective
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low water

noun
  1. another name for low tide (def. 1)
  2. the state of any stretch of water at its lowest level
  3. a situation of difficulty or point of least success, excellence, etc
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