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Down to that ridge there was a ripple, and the stream gradually shoaled.
Little by little I edged up the stream, and found presently that the water shoaled toward the heap of driftwood.
THE WAY OF A MANEMERSON HOUGH
If we shoaled the water much more we could not hope to force the heavy galleon through.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
The first cast gave us thirteen fathoms; very soon we had ten, eight, and so on, till we shoaled the water to five fathoms.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
Our anchors held tolerably well; but we dragged slowly, until, from seven fathoms, we had shoaled our water to four and a half.
Two figures came round from the inlet to where the water shoaled, pulling a narrow skiff.
The epicontinental sea was shoaled and narrowed, and muds were washed in from the adjacent lands.
THE ELEMENTS OF GEOLOGYWILLIAM HARMON NORTON
Gradually the water shoaled up, and then began to deepen again!
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Passing onward, the water shoaled to four fathoms, until we had passed extensive banks, which front the river.
Standing towards the shore, we quickly shoaled our water, and found a ground swell increasing.

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boondogglenoun | [boon-dog-uh l, -daw-guh l]SEE DEFINITION