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neaps

[nēps]
(oceanography)
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Being 24 miles east of Lundy Island, which will be the point at which higher tide levels will cease as a result of the barrage, the mean spring tides at Oxwich Bay will rise from 28ft to about 32ft and the neap tides from 13ft to about 16ft, which would, of course, dramatically reduce the expanse of sand available at full tides.
I'm able to make a cockaleekie soup, I'm OK with the haggis and even the bashed neaps. Where I need your help, Marco, is in making the traditional Scottish dessert which is cranachan.
They will be presenting a series of fine Scottish ales, along with haggis, neaps and tatties in most of the bars.