mudbank

mudbank

(ˈmʌdbæŋk)
n
mud on a river bed
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Mudbank, mist, swamp, and work; work, swamp, mist, and mudbank.
Consider every molecule of air to be a mudbank in itself.
They recalled not the familiar aspect of the Nan-Shan, but something remembered -an old dismantled steamer he had seen years ago rotting on a mudbank.
We also note that when the BT-213 is moored near a dredge site, its mooring is temporary only, which distinguishes it to some extent from the quarterbarge in Gremillion, which "was partially sunk into a shoreside mudbank," and from the faux paddle-wheel gaming boat in Pavone, which was moored to the shore permanently, save only in the event of a hurricane.
THEY'VE fished 950 tons of junk out of our river, recovered stolen goods and even rescued a stranded sailor from a mudbank.
In fact, if you wanted the future to rattle your bones admiringly, why not lie down in a mudbank, breathe your last and fossilize?
The whale became stranded on a mudbank near Neyland and was emaciated, behaving abnormally with signs of sickness and disorientation.
We designed and tested this activity to teach middle school students about the scientific method, predator-prey relationships, and the effect of habitat on foraging as they assess how mudbank types affect strand-feeding success.
He took off from the last dry spot, felt himself flying through the air, felt himself, without any shock, planted upright in an extremely soft and sticky mudbank.
We were told that it probably was not going to go over the top of the mudbank.
Everything went well until he had to crawl across the mudbank dividing the river at its mid-way point.
The 30-ft sperm whale became trapped on a mudbank a mile from shore in the River Humber - in just four feet of water.