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sand

 [sand]
material occurring in fine gritty particles.
brain sand sandy matter about the pineal gland and other parts of the brain.

sand

(sand),
The fine, granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]

sand

(sand) material occurring in small, gritty particles.
brain sand  sand bodies.

sand

(sand)
The fine granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]

sand

1. material occurring in fine, gritty particles loose in the body.
2. geological sand is ingested by animals, especially horses, grazing on very sandy soil. The animals may take in large amounts and this accumulates in the large sacs of the alimentary tract, the reticulum of the cow and the cecum and colon in horses. Sand or dust storms, or volcanic dust fallout may produce a similar, acute situation.

sand colic
see sand colic.
sand enteritis
acute sand ingestion may cause enteritis with severe, sometimes fatal diarrhea. See also enteritis.
sand flea
see tungapenetrans.
sand rash
irritation and weeping of the toe webbing in racing Greyhounds causing lameness. Caused usually by racing in sand.
sand shin oak
quercushavardii.
sand toe
Greyhounds racing in sand suffer impaction of sand under the coronary band, causing lameness, mostly in the inner and outer toes of the hind paws.
uterine sand
see uterine sand.
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Yet despite these long-standing connections, surprisingly little critical attention has been focused in recent years on the complex relationship between Aurore Dupin Dudevant (1804-76) and Mary Ann (later Marian) Evans (1819-80), better known to the world as George Sand and George Eliot.
Into the last year of her life Fuller coveted Sand's unique style of word-painting and "would [have] give[n] much to be a George Sand to paint" the character of a friend (Hudspeth, Letters 6: 54).
Wladimir Karenine a ce sujet ecrit : "Entre les deux parties du roman, George Sand publia l'article sur Jean Ziska [.
As I will illustrate in this paper, the George Sand sonnets to a certain extent reinforce the alliance between femininity, silence, grief, and the sonnet that I have previously examined in EBB's work.
Maria, a French scholar, seeks more meaning, though and decides to make sense of her experiences by writing a book about George Sand.
The remaining three, George Eliot (1819-80), George Orwell (1903-50) and George Sand (1804-76) were the pen names of Mary Ann Evans, Eric Blair and Amandine Aurore Lucile Dupin.
This imposing collection of essays is one of the main fruits of the George Sand bicentenary in 2004, which was marked by an exceptional number of conferences and public events.
The portrait that emerges of George Sand in this biography is of a talented and courageous woman, generous to a fault when generosity served her idealized self-image, but quick to attack if her superiority were in the slightest threatened.
According to this heavy-breathing biographical romance ``Children of the Century,'' the tempestuous affair between French writers George Sand and Alfred de Musset wasn't your typical amour fou; it was amour foufido
Word-workers with this kind of hubris will also assure you that Joyce Kilmer was a woman and George Sand, a man.
George Sand alone of the four has been canonized in French literary history.
Some aspects of this slippery genre -- its connections with popular "romance" and the role of female authors after George Sand -- call for further comment.