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The backwash from waves hitting the shore made the surfing there bumpy.
HOW FAMOUS SURFERS AND WEALTHY HOMEOWNERS ARE ENDANGERING HAWAII’S BEACHESBY SOPHIE COCKE, HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISERDECEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
He goes to the boat where Ravna and Balto lie sleeping, and lays hold of it, lest it should be swept away by the backwash.
FRIDTJOF NANSENJACOB B. BULL
But they are highly entertaining to read because they so faithfully mirror the backwash of romanticism.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
Making these enquiries, the chaplain came upon the backwash of Udal's reports that the King loved some leman.
THE FIFTH QUEENFORD MADOX FORD
So huge a splash did the vast rock give, that the sea heaved up and the backwash of the water drove the ship right to the shore.
YOUNG FOLKS TREASURY, VOLUME 2 (OF 12)VARIOUS
Therefore, an ideal backwash is set up, which accounts for all the wreckage strewed on the beach.
HIS UNKNOWN WIFELOUIS TRACY
She was docked here by a backwash which does not occur very often, judging by the herbage growing among the sand.
HIS UNKNOWN WIFELOUIS TRACY
The rotenone was mixed with water and applied by hand, or into the backwash of an outboard motor.
FISHES OF THE BIG BLUE RIVER BASIN, KANSASW. L. MINCKLEY
The craft yielded to the impulse and drove lurching among the backwash.
LORIMER OF THE NORTHWESTHAROLD BINDLOSS
Rounding a bend of the stream, she glimpsed a shining blue bottle caught in the backwash of a fallen log.
SABOTEURS ON THE RIVERMILDRED A. WIRT
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