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bight

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a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline
  • the bight known as the Bay of Fundy is known for its fast-running tides

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The first known use of bight was in the 15th century

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“Bight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bight. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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