sandshoes


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sandshoes

sneakers
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
Translations
حِذاء مطّاطي خَفيف
plátěnky
strandsko
strandcipõ
espadrilla, strigaskór
plátenky
lâstik tabanlı keten ayakkabı

sandshoes

[ˈsændʃuːz] NPLplayeras fpl, tenis mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

sand

(sӕnd) noun
1. a large amount of tiny particles of crushed rocks, shells etc, found on beaches etc.
2. an area of sand, especially on a beach. We lay on the sand.
verb
to smooth with eg sand-paper. The floor should be sanded before you varnish it.
ˈsandy adjective
1. filled or covered with sand. a sandy beach.
2. (of hair) yellowish-red in colour. She has fair skin and sandy hair.
sandbank (ˈsӕnbӕŋk) noun
a bank of sand formed by tides and currents.
sandcastle (ˈsӕnkaːsl) noun
a pile of sand, sometimes made to look like a castle, built especially by children on beaches.
sandpaper (ˈsӕnpeipə) noun
a type of paper with sand glued to it, used for smoothing and polishing.
verb
to make smooth with sandpaper.
sandshoes (ˈsӕnʃuːz) noun plural
soft light shoes, often with rubber soles.
sandstone (ˈsӕnstəun) noun
a soft type of rock made of layers of sand pressed together.
sand-storm (ˈsӕnstoːm) noun
a storm of wind, carrying with it clouds of sand. We were caught in a sandstorm in the desert.
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YOGI WAS A SHOE-IN TO SHINE Celtic icon John Hughes once hit five goals against Aberdeen wearing Billy McNeill's sandshoes.
The squad gathered with the other competing nations in a show of solidarity that included football drills for kids who had to participate in old sandshoes.
Ieuan knelt beside the settle and drew out a pair of tattered sandshoes. Slipping his feet into them, he rolled up his sleeves and hurried to the water tap outside.
Many of your elderly readers will no doubt recall, like me, looking forward to the Easter weekend blanco-ing our sandshoes left on the doorstep ready for Easter Sunday.
"Every day I couldn't wait to get home from school, to pull on my sandshoes and get outdoors running, any excuse."
and risked permanent injury with a pair of Dunlop sandshoes instead of having cross-training athletic shoes with air cushion soles and built in light reflectors that cost as much as a small car.
Stockings were much in evidence, some had sandshoes and one fellow even carried a pair of European boots which I saw him put on just before he reached the spot....
He loved to chase balls, chew old sandshoes, and go swimming--in the sea, and in neighbours fishponds!
(9) By 1939, the factory employed over 1,500 workers, who produced a vast array of finished rubber goods; chief among them car tyres and tubes, but also batteries, gumboots and sandshoes: commodities now manufactured primarily offshore in low wage countries such as China.
The figure features Jobs' trademark black turtleneck, jeans and sandshoes, The Daily Mail reports.