From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Opetide \Ope"tide`\, n. [Ope + tide.]
   Open time; -- applied to different things:
   (a) The early spring, or the time when flowers begin opening.
       [Archaic] --Nares.
   (b) The time between Epiphany and Ash Wednesday wherein
       marriages were formerly solemnized publicly in churches.
   (c) The time after harvest when the common fields are open to
       all kinds of stock. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. [Written
       also opentide.]
       [1913 Webster]
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