1. A place in a body of water where the water is not deep; a shoal; a flat; a shelf. "A swift stream is not heard in the channel, but upon shallows of gravel." (Bacon) "Dashed on the shallows of the moving sand." (Dryden)

2. <zoology> The rudd.

(01 Mar 1998)

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