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tideway

[tahyd-wey] /ˈtaɪdˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a channel in which a tidal current runs.
Also, tide way.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; tide1 + way1
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  • Chalmers doesn't quite understand the difficulty in handling a big ship in a tideway and the expense of making a double tow.
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tideway

/ˈtaɪdˌweɪ/
noun
1.
a strong tidal current or its channel, esp the tidal part of a river
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