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See also: Awash
- Washed by the waves or tide (of a rock or strip of shore, or of an anchor, etc., when flush with the surface of the water, so that the waves break over it); covered with water.
- 1835, Martin White, Sailing Directions for the English Channel, London: The Hydrographic Office, Admiralty, page 26:
- The former rock is awash at low water […]
- (by extension) Covered, overspread (with or in something).
- 1981, William Irwin Thompson, The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, London: Rider/Hutchinson & Co., page 162:
- In the Sumerian language the word for water also means semen, and since Enki is the god of water, he is therefore the god of semen. In this ode to the Great Father, the land of the Sumerians is literally awash with semen.
- 2005, Chris Ramirez, 2nd find excites museum diggers," The Arizona Republic, 26 Aug,
- The Valley landscape was more awash with greenery some 11,000 years ago.
- 2011 September 2, Phil McNulty, “Bulgaria 0-3 England”, in BBC:
- Bulgaria's only attacking weapon was the wayward shooting of Martin Petrov, whereas England's attacking options were awash with movement in the shape of Rooney, Young and Walcott.
- 2019 December 10, Yacht Club Games, "Story" (Liquid Samurai), in Shovel Knight Showdown (version 4.1), Nintendo Switch, scene: opening:
- THE LIQUID SAMURAI ROSE, AWASH IN THE MIRROR'S MAGIC.
- 2022 November 16, Paul Bigland, “From rural branches to high-speed arteries”, in RAIL, number 970, page 55:
- Brighton station is awash with people paying a visit to the seaside.
washed by the waves or tide