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At first the brackishness in the water repelled him; but almost at once he found himself accepting it with avidity.

The water had a suspiciously transparent colour and a slight trace of brackishness, but the latter was scarcely perceptible.

WORD ORIGIN

1530s, from Scottish brack "salty" (see brack) + -ish. Related: Brackishness.

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