Why, he'd shut up tighter'n a clam at low water and he'd give you fits besides.
The river is not fordable except in low water, and then in but few places.
At low water the sea sinks proportionally at Panama below the level of the Atlantic: the reason for this difference is obvious.
October and May are sometimes months of high and sometimes of low water.
Owing to low water in the lake, laden boats could not come closer in.
As it was low water when we entered, it stuck up out of the water.
That's the proper thing for a man in your position to do when he's in low water.
Fortunately it was low water at the time, and the weather was calm.
Not even a dinghy will cross it for an hour each side of low water.'
At low water we three, with seven others, stood ready to launch her.