high'-wa'ter mark"

Pronunciation: (hī'wô'tur, -wot'ur), [key]
1. a mark showing the highest level reached by a body of water.
2. the highest point of anything; acme: Her speech was the high-water mark of the conference.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

high waterhigh waters
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