From Middle English hegtide, from Old English hēahtīd (“a holy day”), equivalent to high + tide. Cognate with Dutch hoogtijd, German Hochzeit, Danish højtid, Swedish högtid, Icelandic hátíð. Compare also highday, hockday.
"hightide." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 11 October 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/hightide>.
hightide. (n.d.). Retrieved October 11th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/hightide
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