We had acquired this waste of marsh and mud-flat and were keen to go and possess it.
The Chapman light-house, a three-legged thing erect on a mud-flat, shone strongly.
The combination always reminds me of a rather stylish tug-boat with its towline attached to a scow on a mud-flat.
Probably Sir James did not know that the real Constellation was fast in the mud-flat.
The site available for a dock at the Union Ironworks was a mud-flat.
There was a heavy log lying on the mud-flat of the river waiting to be shaped into a mast for a boat.
On that day they landed at Yqueque, a mud-flat, or guano island, off a line of yellow sand-hills.
The stretch before him resembled nothing so much as mud-flat with the tide out.
The tide was going out, and soon a mud-flat would lie between them and the home shore.
That means that there is a mud-flat there, and it will be bare in about ten minutes.