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How to use sandman in a sentence
"It makes my blood run cold to hear him," whispered the sandman.
"I don't half like it," replied the sandman, his teeth chattering with apprehension.
"Vith all my 'art," replied the sandman, searching the clothes of the victim.
"That's a view o' the case worthy of an Old Bailey lawyer," replied the sandman.
"Exactly the case with the t'other," whispered the Tinker to the sandman.
British Dictionary definitions for sandman
(in folklore) a magical person supposed to put children to sleep by sprinkling sand in their eyes
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