low–water line

noun
variants: or

low–water mark

Definition of low–water line

  1. 1 :  a line or mark indicating low water

  2. 2 usually low-water mark :  something that marks a nadir of decline or degradation the low-water mark of political infamy was the killing of statewide civil service — New Orleans States

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