Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Accumulations of sand and gravel pushed up into mounds by the expansion and contraction of ice formed on rivers or lakes.

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Examples

  • And then, glancing up, he saw the Doctor coming from the town along the shore-wall, and read evil news at once.

    Wandering Heath

  • The remaining sixty-four Die-hards, with their firelocks under their great-coats, and their collars turned up against the rain, lounged by the embrasures of the shore-wall, and gossiped dejectedly, or eyed in silence the blurred boat bobbing up and down in the grey blur of the sea.

    Wandering Heath

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