Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The land situate between medium high and low water marks. 2 Ch. (Eng.) 164, 4 Brit. Rul. Cas. 164.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    That part of the land adjacent to the sea which is alternately covered and left dry by the ordinary flow of the tides; i. e., by the medium line between the greatest and least range of tide, (spring tides and neap tides.) Sweet