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red tide
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
a noticeable red (or brown) discoloration of sea water caused by an excessive growth of microscopic algae
  • The red tide now poured from all sides of the monster like brooks down a hill.
    Chapters 61-63 — Stubb Kills a Whale; The Dart; The Crotch (52% in)

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