Beach comber

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Beach comber A long, curling wave rolling in from the ocean. See Comber.
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Usage

In literature:

The society of beach-combers always repays the small pains you need be at to enjoy it.
"The Moon and Sixpence" by W. Somerset Maugham
I guess I'm more of a beach-comber by nature than anything else.
"Moran of the Lady Letty" by Frank Norris
A third time the beach combers crashed down like a falling mountain.
"Vikings of the Pacific" by Agnes C. Laut
As the wife of a confirmed beach-comber she had rather a hard time of it.
"Civilization" by Ellen Newbold La Motte
As we struck into them they swept over us like combers on the beach in a great storm.
"A Canyon Voyage" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Met him five years ago in Samoa; he was more of a beach-comber than a missionary in those days.
"The Bishop's Secret" by Fergus Hume
The tramp, or traveller, or beach-comber, or general scallywag finds little time and little chance to read.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
The combers, breaking diagonally along that forsaken beach, had something ominous to say of the bar.
"Old Junk" by H. M. Tomlinson
And a few minutes after that I saw a real beach-comber.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
She won't cotton to any miserable, fish-backed beach-comber, I can promise you.
"The Tale of Timber Town" by Alfred Grace
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In news:

Beach Comber Salon offers a relaxing hair experience.
Founder and owner of Beach Comber Salon, Debra Schroepfer, has been a professional hair stylist for 40 years.
Beach Comber Salon offers a relaxing hair experience.
A beach comber on a remote Alaskan island finds a soccer ball .
A beach comber on a remote Alaskan island finds a soccer ball.
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