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.
In addition, the Nigerian Navy has added almost about 200 locally built flat bottom boats for brown water operations.
A good example of coverage in action," explains Aaron Reilly, Property and Casualty Broker, "A condo association's property excluded sewer back-up when brown water filled a lower unit.
Video footage showed rivers overflowing and roads and villages submerged in brown water after the storm struck on Tuesday.
Our meal box contained fried rice, which was plain boiled rice in brown water and was tasteless; fish tempura which consisted of two pieces of asohos (one medium and one small), served with the sauce with no flavor at all, like it was colored water; a few cubes of beef on bean sprouts and potato salad.
Katie will report to senior underwriter Dan McCarthy and her role will be to strengthen Markels offering across a wide range of hull and war business, including all aspects of its blue and brown water hull account.
Available in 12 different configurations with either black or distressed brown water buffalo leather.
Based in the Houston, Texas office, Mathies will be responsible for increasing the company's Brown Water Hull, Liabilities and Cargo product lines.