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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANDY

The banks of the watercourse were steep, the bottom was sandy.

This was Sandy's favorite joke, and made life worth living for him.

Experts, however, while admitting Sandy's general genius, did not go so far as this.

Sandy, being on his feet, stepped to the door, and threw it open.

And I say, Sandy, what's the weight of that old-fashioned bar of iron you have in your hands?

You see, Sandy, there are compensations in this life, after all; I thought you were out.

Captain Bob has been a Sandy Hook pilot for some years back.

I knew a boy who was digging a cave in a sandy place, and he found an Indian grave.

There were stretches of sandy shore, and green gloom of palm groves.

Especially did she search the loose, sandy soil in its vicinity for tracks.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English sandig "of the nature of sand;" see sand (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "of yellowish-red hue" (in reference to hair) is from 1520s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SANDY

blond

adjectivelight-haired
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