Definition for EBB

EBB, v.i. [Sax. ebban; D. ebben; W. eb, to go from.]

  1. To flow back; to return as the water of a tide toward the ocean; opposed to flow. The tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours.
  2. To decay; to decline; to return or fall back from a better to a worse state. Shak. Halifax.

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