Definition of Tidewave
1. a tide regarded as a wave passing round the earth [n -S]
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Literary usage of Tidewave
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1. Geology as a Science, Applied to the Reclamation of Land from the Sea, the by John Rooke (1840)
"So far St. Abb's Head, Berwick, Fenwick, and Beadnell are observed to lie on the bearings of a tidewave, flowing southward from the Frith-of-Forth. ..."
2. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1839)
"The projection of this isle, however, forcing the tidewave southward, causes it to run northward, again, with great force, and scour out the Bay of Weymouth ..."
3. The Anthropological Review by Anthropological Society of London (1866)
"Now to what does all this amount 1 Simply a rather confused and fragmentary narrative of one mundane tidewave of empire and civilisation, its western sweep ..."
4. The Native Races of South Africa: A History of the Intrusion of the by George William Stow (1905)
"... it is certainly a most remarkable coincidence that this early tidewave of human migration to the east and south carried with it the same artistic tastes ..."
5. Friends' Intelligencer by Friends Intelligencer Association (1859)
"... near approach of tho comet of 1680 to the earth, about the Biblical time ascribed to the deluge, Whis- ton attributed that overwhelming tidewave. ..."
6. Church and State: Or, National Religion and Church Establishments by Thomas Rawson Birks (1869)
"The assault on the Irish Church is simply the crest of the immense tidewave of unbelief, which is sweeping over Christendom at the present hour. ..."
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