He knew besides such words as "hawser," "bulkhead" and "ebb-tide."
Having lost their anchor, they were at the mercy of the ebb-tide.
It is never taken in nets, but buckets are used at ebb-tide.
It was but slow progress with the oars against the ebb-tide.
The company re-embarked in high spirits, and we had the ebb-tide to return with.
St. George was adrift on the ebb-tide ...