: a peddler of sand at a seashore resort
used chiefly in the phrase happy as a sandboy
: any of various hopping insects (as a sand flea) found on sandy beaches
: one who sprinkles sand on bricks to prevent their sticking together in the kiln
: an operator of a machine for separating floor tiles from the sand that held them in the saggers

Word History


sand entry 1 + boy

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“Sandboy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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