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landwash

[land-wosh, -wawsh] /ˈlændˌwɒʃ, -ˌwɔʃ/
noun, Newfoundland.
1.
the foreshore, especially that part between high and low tidemarks.
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  • 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.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
  • 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
  • At the former place the sea ran high, and the breakers fell with great force close to the landwash and over the promenade.

  • The sea, rolling in during the previous night, had smashed the ponderous layer of surface ice right up to the landwash.

    A Labrador Doctor Wilfred Thomason Grenfell

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