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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The small ridge of sand heaped up by a wave at the limit of its advance when rolling in on a beach. Wave-marks are often preserved when the sand subsequently is buried and consolidated into rock.


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  • As the sea is to the shore so the wind is to the cloudy air; so, when the wind drops, this very straight and thin cloud is left, a sort of wave-mark in the air.



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