Definition of Shallows

1. Noun. (plural of shallow) ¹



2. Noun. (usually in this plural form) An area in a large body of water with many shallow areas. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shallows

1. shallow [v] - See also: shallow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shallows

shallow-waisted
shallow breathing
shallow copy
shallow embedding
shallow fording
shallowed
shallower
shallowest
shallowing
shallowish
shallowly
shallowness
shallownesses
shallowpate
shallowpates
shallows (current term)
shallu
shalm
shalms
shalom
shalom aleichem
shaloms
shalot
shalots
shalt
shalwar
shalwar-kameez
shalwar kameez
shalwars
shaly

Literary usage of Shallows

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1. Songs of the Cattle Trail and Cow Camp by John Avery Lomax (1919)
"THE shallows OF THE FORD DID you ever wait for daylight when the stars along the ... Saw the ripples of the shallows and the muddy streaks that followed, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"Batture—Shoals—shallows.—The word "batture" will frequently be found in the reports of states in which ... This term is applied to shoals or shallows. ..."

3. The Pageant by Charles Hazelwood Shannon, Gleeson White (1896)
"... tawny regions of shoal and quicksand, which melted away into the warm greyish-green of the deeps. And over all—shallows and deeps—lay the same great ..."

4. Pony Tracks by Frederic Remington (1895)
"BLACK WATER AND shallows THE morning broke gray and lowering, and the clouds rolled in heavy masses across the sky. I was sitting out on a log washing a ..."

5. The Ocean, Atmosphere, and Life: Being the Second Series of a Descriptive by Elisée Reclus (1874)
"shallows OF THE COAST.—DEPOSIT FROM CALCAREOUS ROCKS. ... THE formation of shallows and sand-banks is connected also with that of littoral ridges; ..."

6. The Rob Roy on the Jordan, Nile, Red Sea, & Gennesareth, &c.: A Canoe Cruise by John MacGregor (1870)
"... shallows round us even to a practised eye. Very soon, therefore, the canoe got entangled in mud-banks, and the sharp little ragamuffins of an Arab ..."

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