High water mark(redirected from Ordinary 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.
A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.