or tide way
- a channel in which a tidal current runs.
Origin of tideway
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Related Wordsmedium, means, tunnel, route, carrier, avenue, gully, duct, strait, course, slit, pass, ditch, chase, canal, gouge, aqueduct, tube, passage, arroyo
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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