- Fine particles of stone, esp. of siliceous stone, but not
reduced to dust; comminuted stone in the form of loose grains, which
are not coherent when wet.
- A single particle of such stone.
- The sand in the hourglass; hence, a moment or interval of
time; the term or extent of one's life.
- Tracts of land consisting of sand, like the deserts of Arabia
and Africa; also, extensive tracts of sand exposed by the ebb of the
- Courage; pluck; grit.
- To sprinkle or cover with sand.
- To drive upon the sand.
- To bury (oysters) beneath drifting sand or mud.
- To mix with sand for purposes of fraud; as, to sand sugar.