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synonyms for shoals

  • reef
  • bank
  • bar
  • mass
  • sandbank
  • shallow
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How to use shoals in a sentence

Shoals of tunny-fish, (fish four and five feet long, and belonging to the dolphin tribe,) were seen tumbling about the ship.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Description of the shoals and reefs in the neighbourhood of the coasts of Australia.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The shoals on the west side are dangerous, and several vessels have been wrecked upon them in going in.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
In Captain Cook's rough chart there is twelve fathoms marked between two shoals which must mean the above.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The cape is fronted by several rocky shoals, and ought not to be approached within four miles.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The port is not only capacious, but has very few shoals or dangers in it.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The shores are difficult to land upon, from the shoals extending so far off.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Having passed this rock, steer for 7, and pass within one mile of it, to avoid the shoals that extend off Cape Sidmouth.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
The river itself is described, its dangerous shoals, its beautiful banks, its towns and castles.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
From thence to the Yungar, the river continues the same in appearance; the shoals and islands being designated on the chart.
THE EXPEDITIONS OF ZEBULON MONTGOMERY PIKE, VOLUME II (OF 3)ELLIOTT COUES
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