sand etymology

English word sand comes from English sand

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Detailed word origin of sand

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sand English (eng) Of a light beige colour, like that of typical sand. (transitive) To abrade the surface of (something) with sand or sandpaper in order to smooth or clean it.. (transitive) To cover with sand.. (transitive, historical) To blot ink using sand. (countable, figurative) A moment or interval of time; the term or extent of one's life (referring to the sand in an hourglass).. (countable, obsolete) A [...]
sandpiper English (eng) Any of various small wading birds of the family Scolopacidae.
sand English (eng) (colloquial) A sandpiper.