from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sand-bar or rock bottom on which sponges grow.


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  • We were drifting slowly along about ten feet above the floor of the sea, nose tilted slightly upwards by the drag of the wire, our guide-rope dangling down below the observation chamber and just brushing the rock and coral formations or dragging over a sponge-bar.

    Fear is the Key


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