Origin of sandy
- SanfordSandy, born 1935, U.S. baseball player.
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Examples from the Web for sandy
Sweat poured from underneath his helmet and down the thin points of his sandy blond hair.I Shot Bin Laden
November 16, 2014
When Malloy is asked what the hardest part of the last four years has been, he says without hesitation, “Sandy Hook.”Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?
October 30, 2014
“It is totally irrelevant to the race,” said Sandy Maisel, a professor of government at Colby College, in Waterville, Maine.America’s First Post-Gay Governor
October 24, 2014
Cho has made the Sandy issue the focus of his campaign for the closing weeks.
Garrett also dragged his feet about whether he would support the Sandy aid bill, which he ultimately did.
The banks of the watercourse were steep, the bottom was sandy.
This was Sandy's favorite joke, and made life worth living for him.
Experts, however, while admitting Sandy's general genius, did not go so far as this.
Sandy, being on his feet, stepped to the door, and threw it open.
And I say, Sandy, what's the weight of that old-fashioned bar of iron you have in your hands?
- consisting of, containing, or covered with sand
- (esp of hair) reddish-yellow
- resembling sand in texture
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Word Origin and History for sandy
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