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Shoal

n.1.A great multitude assembled; a crowd; a throng; - said especially of fish; as, a shoal of bass.
Beneath, a shoal of silver fishes glides.
- Waller.
v. i.1.To assemble in a multitude; to throng; as, the fishes shoaled about the place.
[imp. & p. p. Shoaled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shoaling.]
a.1.Having little depth; shallow; as, shoal water.
n.1.A place where the water of a sea, lake, river, pond, etc., is shallow; a shallow.
2.A sandbank or bar which makes the water shoal.
v. i.1.To become shallow; as, the color of the water shows where it shoals.
v. t.1.To cause to become more shallow; to come to a more shallow part of; as, a ship shoals her water by advancing into that which is less deep.
Noun1.shoal - a sandbank in a stretch of water that is visible at low tide
2.shoal - a stretch of shallow water
Synonyms: shallow
3.shoal - a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
Synonyms: school
Verb1.shoal - make shallow; "The silt shallowed the canal"
Synonyms: shallow
2.shoal - become shallow; "the lake shallowed over time"
Synonyms: shallow
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