[ land-wosh, -wawsh ]

  1. the foreshore, especially that part between high and low tidemarks.

Origin of landwash


Words Nearby landwash Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use landwash in a sentence

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 of the night before had smashed the ponderous covering of ice right to the landwash.

    Adrift on an Ice-Pan | Wilfred T. 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