High water mark

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HIGH WATER MARK. That part of the shore of the sea to which the waves ordinarily reach when he tide is at its highest. 6 Mass. R. 435; 1 Pick. R. 180; 1 Halst. R. 1; 1 Russ. on Cr. 107; 2 East, P. C. 803. Vide Sea shore; Tide.

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Way past high water mark," Captain Lynch remarked; "and I've been here eleven years.
The spot where we discovered the scarabaeus was on the coast of the main land, about a mile eastward of the island, and but a short distance above high water mark.
The High Water Mark Initiative places a permanent High Water Mark on the Raymond Rimkus Park Walking Path.
A spokesman for the Tynemouth Volunteer Life Brigade said: "Humber Coastguard paged the Brigade after receiving a request for assistance from the North East Ambulance Service who were responding to reports that a body had been found on the high water mark at the south end of Whitley Bay Beach.
Branded frozen dessert manufacturers take note: new figures from the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) indicated that sales of private label products (all consumer products-not just frozen desserts) reached all-time highs in terms of sales volume, revenue and market share in 2009 surpassing the high water mark reached in 2008.
But the key mark will come when, and if, the index passes 13,836, the high water mark set in December 2004.
Security components for each individual Microsoft platform are in themselves highly valuable, however when deployed as part of a connected up environment, business processes are able to cross-fertilise whilst automatically maintaining high water mark session-level security attributes.
Its highest point rises 157ft above the high water mark.
The sales represent a high water mark for Greenwich retail properties, reaching $1,000 per square foot for the first time.
The more rapid landward retreat of the low water mark relative to the high water mark is the most alarming trend.