Tide-rode
Tide-rode Tide"-rode`, a. (Naut.) Swung by the tide when at anchor; -- opposed to wind-rode. [1913 Webster]

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  • wind-rode — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: wind (I) + rode, chiefly dialect past participle of ride : caused to ride with head to the wind practically unaffected by tide or current used of a ship at anchor with wind and tide approximately opposed; opposed… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wind-rode — a. (Naut.) Caused to ride or drive by the wind in opposition to the course of the tide; said of a vessel lying at anchor, with wind and tide opposed to each other. Totten. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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