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ebb tide

noun

: the tide while it is flowing outward from the land

: a low point or condition

Full Definition of EBB TIDE

1
:  the tide while ebbing or at ebb
2
:  a period or state of decline

First Known Use of EBB TIDE

1782

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May 23, 2015
debouch Hear it
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