designating tides midway between spring tides that attain the least height.
noun, New England.
the pole or tongue of a cart, wagon, etc., drawn by two animals side by side.
of, relating to, or constituting a neap tide
short for neap tide
Middle English, from Old English nepflod “neap flood,” the tide occurring at the end of the first and third quarters of the lunar month, in which high waters are at their lowest, of unknown origin, with no known cognates (Danish niptid probably is from English). Original sense perhaps is “without power.” As a noun from 1580s.
[neept] /nipt/ adjective, Nautical. 1. grounded until the next cycle of spring tides.
new city, a town in Thrace at which Paul first landed in Europe (Acts 16:11). It was the sea-port of the inland town of Philippi, which was distant about 10 miles. From this port Paul embarked on his last journey to Jerusalem (Acts 20:6). It is identified with the modern Turco-Grecian Kavalla.
[nee-uh-pol-i-tn] /ˌni əˈpɒl ɪ tn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of : a Neapolitan love song. noun 2. a native or inhabitant of . /ˌnɪəˈpɒlɪtən/ noun 1. a native or inhabitant of Naples adjective 2. of or relating to Naples n. early 15c., “native or resident of Naples,” literally “of Naples,” from Latin […]
noun 1. variously flavored and colored ice cream and ice mixtures frozen in layers. noun 1. ice cream, usually in brick form, with several layers of different colours and flavours