The depth of the water in this narrow from the shallowest to the deepest is six to twenty-two fathoms.
The shallowest of them might ask a hearing—he dared not for his dishonored honor's sake.
She may be the shallowest of living creatures—the most selfish, the falsest, the basest.
As a matter of fact, words are, as a rule, the shallowest portion of all the argument.
I simply drowned in the shallowest pond of numbers that ever spread itself on the page.
When I put in my stick, however, I could not fathom it—and this at the shallowest part.
Were it otherwise, were fame contemporary, it would be but the breath of popular applause, the shallowest phase of reputation.
But the shallowest thinker will not deny the realities of remorse.
It is shallowest in the middle, and level towards the west shore, having two fathoms of water or less.
Under the tiny bridge there ran the shallowest and clearest of little rivers.
c.1400, schalowe "not deep," probably from or related to Old English sceald (see shoal (n.)). Of breathing, attested from 1875; of thought or feeling, "superficial," first recorded 1580s. The noun, usually shallows, is first recorded 1570s, from the adjective.