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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sand

(sand),
The fine, granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sand

(sand)
The fine granular particles of quartz and other crystalline rocks, or a gritty material resembling sand.
[A.S.]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Sandy sent home for his things, and I sent for mine, and about nine in the evening we begun to dress.
"Did you talk with those archangels and patriarchs, Sandy?"
"Sandy," says I, "I had an idea that I was going to be equals with everybody here, too, but I will let that drop.
"I get your drift again, Sandy. I wouldn't be used to such grand people as the patriarchs and prophets, and I would be sheepish and tongue-tied in their company, and mighty glad to get out of it.
All of a sudden the whole region fairly rocked under the crash of eleven hundred and one thunder blasts, all let off at once, and Sandy says, -
"Then let's be moving along, Sandy; we don't want to miss any of this thing, you know."
"How do we know there's eleven hundred and one, Sandy, when they all go off at once?
With this exit speech, which he considered effective, Wiry Ben shouldered his basket and left the workshop, quickly followed by Mum Taft and Sandy Jim.
We were spreading manure; and all at once, while thus en- gaged, I was overwhelmed with an indescribable feel- ing, in the fulness of which I turned to Sandy, who was near by, and said, "We are betrayed!" "Well," said he, "that thought has this moment struck me." We said no more.
I will provide lard for the stuff-lard for the omelette," said the hospitable gentleman with sandy whiskers.
The collie listened, with his wise head on one side; he grinned when she described the polite gentleman with sandy whiskers.
The peninsula is traversed by stern and barren mountains, and has many sandy plains, where the only sign of vegetation is the cylindrical cactus growing among the clefts of the rocks.