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This shoaling has rendered continuous dredging necessary at every harbour on the lake west of Erie, Pa.
When near the bank, and in shoaling water, we saw the objects rise, until three Indians and three ponies stood revealed.
CAPTURED BY THE NAVAJOSCHARLES A. CURTIS
Shoaling of water by accumulation of sediment would permit the development of more swamp plant life.
GEOLOGYWILLIAM J. MILLER
It was not high, because the tide was falling and the water shoaling fast, but it broke angrily and the air was thick with spray.
"The water's shoaling rapidly, sir," repeated the second lieutenant.
“We are shoaling our water rapidly,” observed Captain Lascelles to the first lieutenant.
THE THREE MIDSHIPMENW.H.G. KINGSTON
The hands in the chains were kept heaving the lead, which showed that the brig was slowly shoaling her water.
THE THREE MIDSHIPMENW.H.G. KINGSTON
It has some twenty fathoms of water at the entrance, gradually shoaling towards its upper extremity.
THE STORY OF MALTAMATURIN M. BALLOU
In passing between the two islands they had deep water; but on its suddenly shoaling they tacked and stood to the westward.
To these disadvantages must be added a third, the shoaling of the sea bottom, which compels ships to anchor far off shore.

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judderverb (used without object) | [juhd-er ]SEE DEFINITION