1. The tongue or pole of a cart or other vehicle drawn by two animals.
  2. A neap tide.


  1. To trap a ship (or ship and crew) in water too shallow to move, due to the smaller tidal range occurring in a period of neap tides.


  1. Designating a tide which occurs just after the first and third quarters of the moon, when there is least difference between high tide and low tide.

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