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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Sand


SAND, noun

1. Any mass or collection of fine particles of stone, particularly of fine particles of silicious stone, but not strictly reduced to powder or dust.

That finer matter called sand is no other than very small pebbles.

2. Sands, in the plural, tracts of land consisting of sand like the deserts of Arabia and Africa; as the Lybian sands.

SAND, verb transitive

1. To sprinkle with sand It is customary among the common people in America, to sand their floors with white sand

2. To drive upon the sand