[ sand-glas, -glahs ]
/ ˈsændˌglæs, -ˌglɑs /
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby sandglass
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Example sentences from the Web for sandglass
Afterwards we hear of his fixing the price of his work at fourpence an hour, and measuring his time by a sandglass.
British Dictionary definitions for sandglass
/ (ˈsændˌɡlɑːs) /
a less common word for hourglass
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