Definition of Ebbtide

1. Noun. The tide while water is flowing out.

Terms within: Ebb, Reflux
Generic synonyms: Tide
Antonyms: Flood Tide



Definition of Ebbtide

1. the ebbing tide [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ebbtide

ebb off
ebb out
ebb tide
ebb tides
ebbed
ebber
ebberman
ebbermen
ebbest
ebbet
ebbets
ebbing
ebbless
ebbs
ebbs and flows
ebbtide (current term)
ebbtides
ebene
ebenezer
ebenezers
ebeniste
ebenistes
ebionise
ebionised
ebionises
ebionism
ebionisms
ebionitism
ebionitisms
ebionize

Literary usage of Ebbtide

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1. Lolóma; or, Two years in cannibal-land by Henry Britton (1884)
"... THE ebbtide. ON the next occasion on which the company assembled in Big-Wind's house disposed themselves to story-telling, I gave them " AH Baba, ..."

2. Loloma: or two years in cannibal-land: a story of old Fiji by Henry Britton (1884)
"CAPTURE OF THE ebbtide. ON the next occasion on which the company assembled in Big-Wind's house disposed themselves to story-telling, I gave them " Ali Baba ..."

3. Island Song Lyrics Volume 2 by Larry W. Jones (2004)
"ebbtide Love (12/25/2002) (#757) The tide is ebbing at the end of day The roll of the waves will now dissipate What an enchanting time for lovers too This ..."

4. Science and the Healing Art, Or A New Book on Old Facts by John Custis Darby (1880)
"The laws of constructive assimilation and of destructive metamorphosis are like the tides— the ebbtide never begins to flow until the, floodtide ceases, ..."

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