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tai timu

1. (noun) ebb tide, low tide, low water.

I te mea e aru ana rāua i te tai timu, mahue ana ō rāua whakaaro mō ngā hōiho rā (TWK 11:19). / Because the two of them were chasing the low tide, they forgot about those horses.

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Tai-te-timu

1. (location) Caswell Sound (Fiordland).

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