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quickwater

[kwik-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈkwɪkˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/
noun
1.
the part of a river or other stream having a strong current.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; quick + water
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  • Below, along the street, there are lines of weeping willows and a quickwater stream in which some pale brown ducks are playing.
  • The upper portion of the river provides a mix of quickwater and moderate rapids.

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