tide race


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tide race

n
(Physical Geography) a fast-running tidal current
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What it was I had no guess, which for the time increased my fear of it; but I now know it must have been the roost or tide race, which had carried me away so fast and tumbled me about so cruelly, and at last, as if tired of that play, had flung out me and the spare yard upon its landward margin.
Bu Brenda Chamberlain, yr arlunydd ac awdur Tide Race (1962), yn byw am gyfnod ar Ynys Enlli, a bu'r bardd R S Thomas yn ficer Aberdaron o 1967 hyd 1978.
Apparently the same complaint was levelled at artist and writer Brenda Chamberlain following the publication of Tide Race.
TIDE RACE, BANGORPrice: Over pounds 350, 000 For sale with Warriner's (01248 354002)TIDE Race, on the banks of the Menai Strait, is - unsurprisingly - owned by a former seaman.
The artist paints seven days a week, starting at 9am and often continuing until late at night MAKING A SPLASH: Skinnydipping, and above right, Tide Race both by Meirion Jones
As the tide races back before bedtime and floods the estuary, sandy horizons become a liquid blue and grazing sheep scamper to higher ground for fear of getting hooves wet - yes, shepherds do herd their flocks through the dunes.
The exposed coastal waters of Britain 'snagged with tide races, ferocious capes, sandbanks, fogs and fickle winds' challenged those seeking new lands.
your tour to pass the estuary of the River Somme as the tide races in across the sands.