tide-bound

tide-bound

[′tīd ‚bau̇nd]
(navigation)
Referring to a vessel unable to proceed because of insufficient depth of water due to tidal action.
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Others will say this is no transition at all, since the speaker was always already tide-bound.
Above all, perhaps, tide-bound means tidal, in the rhythmic sense of the term.
d be like Knut the polar bear, tide-bound, shouting ma wee heid aff.