- the foreshore, especially that part between high and low tidemarks.
Origin of landwash
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It was a reported lapse in some other portion of Ike's anatomy that had led me to scramble along the landwash to the cottage.Labrador Days
Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
The sea of the night before had smashed the ponderous covering of ice right to the landwash.Adrift on an Ice-Pan
Wilfred T. Grenfell
When at last snow enough fell for the sledges to haul the moss down to the landwash, it was dark all day around the North Cape.
The sea, rolling in during the previous night, had smashed the ponderous layer of surface ice right up to the landwash.
At the former place the sea ran high, and the breakers fell with great force close to the landwash and over the promenade.The Blizzard in the West