Low water mark

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LOW WATER MARK. That part of the shore of the sea to which the waters recede when the tide is the lowest. Vide High Water Mark; River; Sea Shore; Dane's Ab. h.t.; 1 Halst. R. 1.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Ordinance stated: It is declared, that in all creeks, coves, and other places about and upon salt water, where the sea ebbs and flows, the proprietor, or the land adjoining shall have propriety to the low water mark, where the sea doth not ebb above a hundred rods, and not more wheresoever it ebbs further: provided, that such proprietor shall not by this liberty have power to stop or hinder the passage of boats or other vessels, in or through any sea, creeks, or coves, to other men's houses or lands.
| Pensarn - the area of the beach between the low water mark and the promenade between the embedded wooden posts adjacent to the cafe building and the embedded concrete posts at the western extremity of the promenade.
In 2006, a low water mark was reached, when it was discovered only 40-per cent of 11-year-olds, in the city, could manage 25m - usually a length of the pool.
The torso was discovered near the low water mark by a group of students who alerted nearby workmen.
At the time of the acquisition, the transaction was noted by real estate experts to be the low water mark in a rising market.
RNLI Flint team members launch their lifeboat at low water mark by the Blue Bridge, as part of practice runs for a new rescue technique linking up with an RAF Valley helicopter
David Jones, of Swansea Coastguard said: "During the periods of low water springs the public must be aware that care should be taken when walking along the low water mark and ensure that they check local tide times as sand can quickly turn to mud."
Boro's eight points after 10 games equals the low water mark set by Steve McClaren back in 2003-04.
Both gates were more than a thousand below last season's low water mark of 25,971 against Bolton when, arguably, Boro fans were saving cash for Europe.
On a mile-long stretch of the eastern foreshore, which is owned to the low water mark by the Ardkinglas Estate, are the oyster beds which have given this part of Scotland national and international renown.
Only anything that is taken below the low water mark, ie from boats.