beachcomber


beach·comb·er

noun \ˈbēch-ˌkō-mər\

: a person who walks along beaches looking for things (such as seashells or items that can be sold)

Full Definition of BEACHCOMBER

1
:  a white man living as a drifter or loafer especially on the islands of the South Pacific
2
:  a person who searches along a shore (as for salable refuse or for seashells)
beach·comb \-ˌkōm\ verb

First Known Use of BEACHCOMBER

1840

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