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sandcastle

[sand-kas-uh l, -kah-suh l] /ˈsændˌkæs əl, -ˌkɑ səl/
noun
1.
a small castlelike structure made of wet sand, as by children at a beach.
2.
a plan or idea with little substance.
Origin of sandcastle
1850-1855
First recorded in 1850-55; sand + castle
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