brown water


Related to brown water: Grey water

brown water

n.
Shallow water.
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As she spoke, she sprang herself into the shallow stream and ran swiftly up the centre of it, with the brown water bubbling over her feet and her hand out-stretched toward the clinging branches of bramble or sapling.
He was back in a minute with a big dipperful of stale brown water which tasted like nectar, and loosed the jaws of Disko and Tom Platt.
And we all nodded at him: the man of finance, the man of accounts, the man of law, we all nodded at him over the polished table that like a still sheet of brown water reflected our faces, lined, wrinkled; our faces marked by toil, by deceptions, by success, by love; our weary eyes looking still, looking always, looking anxiously for something out of life, that while it is expected is already gone--has passed unseen, in a sigh, in a flash--together with the youth, with the strength, with the romance of illusions.
When Doctor Kimble gave physic, it was natural that it should have an effect; but when a weaver, who came from nobody knew where, worked wonders with a bottle of brown waters, the occult character of the process was evident.
So now Della's beautiful hair fell about her, rippling and shining like a cascade of brown waters.
Gallagher and led the Blue and Brown Water Marine Practice.
Downtown stores were flooded with brown water almost to the ceiling.
Canals and brown water feeder streams are the places to soak your black flies.
The brown water, said deputy John Bock with the sheriff's search and rescue crew, is where you don't want to be, pointing to the right side of the river where people should stay.
THE problem of "dirty" brown water flowing through taps at homes across Wrexham could soon be solved for good.
A BURST water pipe in Aigburth flooded four properties and caused brown water to come out of taps in the area.
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