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[bee-chee] /ˈbi tʃi/
covered with pebbles or sand.
Origin of beachy
First recorded in 1590-1600; beach + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Each of these gaps was held and guarded by a castle while the level eastward of beachy Head was held by Pevensey.

  • A new gun was soon at work again, but to us it was always beachy Bill.

  • As this gun enfiladed the beach, it became widely known as "beachy Bill."

    New Zealanders at Gallipoli Major Fred Waite
  • Cornish choughs abound, and breed on beachy Head, and on all the cliffs of the Sussex coast.

  • I think he had been swimming, and being disturbed by "beachy," had run for a dug-out only to be buried by the shell.

    Five Months at Anzac Joseph Lievesley Beeston
  • The wind kept favourable until we sighted beachy Head, about half-past five in the evening, and then it nearly died away.

    A Boy's Voyage Round the World The Son of Samuel Smiles
  • A beachy Head correspondent writes to a daily paper to say that he has seen a peculiarly bright light in the sky.

  • "beachy Bill" had just located a lot of Australians, digging themselves in about fifty yards away from us.

    Trenching at Gallipoli John Gallishaw
  • The last day on the beach proved to be pretty hot with shelling, chiefly from beachy Bill.

    Five Months at Anzac Joseph Lievesley Beeston

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