freshet

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noun fresh·et \ˈfre-shət\

Definition of freshet

  1. 1 archaic :  stream 1

  2. 2a :  a great rise or overflowing of a stream caused by heavy rains or melted snowb :  a swelling quantity :  influx summer brings a freshet of tourists

1596

First Known Use of freshet

1596


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