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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresh-water  \Fresh"-wa`ter\,  a. 
  1.  Of  pertaining  to  or  living  in  water  not  salt;  as 
  fresh-water  geological  deposits;  a  fresh-water  fish; 
  fresh-water  mussels. 
 
  2.  Accustomed  to  sail  on  fresh  water  only;  unskilled  as  a 
  seaman;  as  a  fresh-water  sailor. 
 
  3.  Unskilled;  raw.  [Colloq.]  ``Fresh-water  soldiers.'' 
  --Knolles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  freshwater 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  living  in  or  consisting  of  water  that  is  not 
  salty;  "freshwater  fish";  "freshwater  lakes" 




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