Definition of Freshets

1. Noun. (plural of freshet) ¹



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Definition of Freshets

1. freshet [n] - See also: freshet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Freshets

freshed
freshen
freshen up
freshened
freshener
fresheners
freshening
freshenings
freshens
fresher
freshers
freshers' week
freshes
freshest
freshet
freshets (current term)
freshie
freshies
freshing
freshish
freshlier
freshling
freshlings
freshly
freshmanhood
freshmanship
freshmanships
freshmen

Literary usage of Freshets

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1. Conventionby National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"They are put on and filled before the winter low-water season begins, and removed before spring freshets. The frames are built of two-inch tamarac, ..."

2. Sketches in Crude Oil: Some Accidents and Incidents of the Petroleum by John James McLaurin (1896)
"The system of pond-freshets was adopted. A dam at the saw-mill near the Drake well stored the fluid until the time agreed upon to JN WHEELER. ..."

3. History of Concord, New Hampshire: From the Original Grant in Seventeen by James Otis Lyford, Amos Hadley, Will B. Howe (1896)
"freshets. The Merrimack has ever been subject to occasional overflows, resulting from heavy rains or ... Of these freshets we possess but imperfect records. ..."

4. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau (1873)
"... drawing it up, and fastening it to the wild apple-tree, whose stem still bore the mark which its chain had worn in the chafing of the spring freshets. ..."

5. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1866)
"The ratio for the last decade would have been much lower but for the extraordinary expenses in 1865 to repair the damages done by the spring freshets. ..."

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