shallow water, as opposed to deep (blue) water.
a city in central Texas. Historical Examples Hollow Tree Nights and Days Albert Bigelow Paine
brown, john Note: Robert E. Lee, soon to be commanding general of the main Confederate army, led the marines who captured Brown. Note: In death, Brown became a martyr for abolitionists. “John Brown’s Body,” a popular song in the North during the Civil War, had this refrain: “John Brown’s body lies a-mold’ring in the grave; […]
any of several medium-sized to large bears of the species Ursus arctos, inhabiting North America and Eurasia in dwindling populations, characterized by an upturned muzzle and a hump high on the back and ranging from light tan to near black; formerly considered three distinct species and often still referred to as such: U. horribilis, the […]
a small, pale-brown, venomous North American spider, Loxosceles reclusa, distinguished by a violin-shaped marking near the head, found outdoors in rock niches or indoors in drawers or dark corners: its bite may cause deep skin ulcers that are occasionally fatal.