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water gate

noun
1.
a gate for halting or controlling the flow of water in a watercourse; floodgate.
2.
a gateway leading to the edge of a body of water, as at a landing.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English
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British Dictionary definitions for water gate

water gate

noun
1.
a gate in a canal, leat, etc that can be opened or closed to control the flow of water
2.
a gate through which access may be gained to a body of water
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