tideway

or tide way

[ tahyd-wey ]
/ ˈtaɪdˌweɪ /

noun

a channel in which a tidal current runs.

Nearby words

  1. tidemark,
  2. tiderip,
  3. tides,
  4. tidewaiter,
  5. tidewater,
  6. tidings,
  7. tidy,
  8. tidytips,
  9. tie,
  10. tie bar

Origin of tideway

First recorded in 1620–30; tide1 + way1

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British Dictionary definitions for tideway

tideway

/ (ˈtaɪdˌweɪ) /

noun

a strong tidal current or its channel, esp the tidal part of a river
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