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Definition of sand:

  1. A single particle of such stone.
  2. Courage; pluck; grit.
  3. Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which are not coherent when wet.
  4. The sand in the hourglass; hence, a moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life.
  5. To bury ( oysters) beneath drifting sand or mud.
  6. To drive upon the sand.
  7. To mix with sand for purposes of fraud; as, to sand sugar.
  8. To sprinkle or cover with sand.
  9. Tracts of land consisting of sand, like the deserts of Arabia and Africa; also, extensive tracts of sand exposed by the ebb of the tide.


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