Definition of Sand shark

1. Noun. Shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Shark

sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark (current term)
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour
sand verbena
sand viper
sand wasp

Literary usage of Sand shark

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"... (The sand shark*.) Body rather elongate, the snout sharp ; mouth crescent-shaped, wide ; the teeth large, long, and narrow, subulate, most of them with ..."

2. The World's Food Resources by Joseph Russell Smith (1919)
"... a particular prejudice has been held against certain kinds of sharks, especially the sand shark, which has been claimed to be absolutely unfit to eat. ..."

3. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1906)
"The females of this species are found upon the gill arches of the common sand-shark, rarely on the floor or roof of the mouth. ..."

4. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"vol. ip 82 : Blind Shark, or sand shark, «. iq Shovel-nose (qv). 1882. Rev. JE Tenison-Woods, ' Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales,' p. ..."

5. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Blind Shark, or sand shark, niq Shovel-nose (qv). 1882. Rev. JE Tenison-Woods, ' Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales,' p. ..."

6. Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1918)
"... a particular prejudice has been held against certain kinds of sharks, especially the sand shark, which has been claimed to be absolutely unfit to eat. ..."

7. New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels and Adventures During a Residence by Joel Samuel Polack (1838)
"Imitations of the favourite tooth of the sand-shark are made to the southward from shells. These facsimiles are capitally executed. ..."

8. Synopsis of the Fishes of North America by David Starr Jordan, Charles Henry Gilbert (1883)
"... (The sand shark*.) Body rather elongate, the snout sharp ; mouth crescent-shaped, wide ; the teeth large, long, and narrow, subulate, most of them with ..."

9. The World's Food Resources by Joseph Russell Smith (1919)
"... a particular prejudice has been held against certain kinds of sharks, especially the sand shark, which has been claimed to be absolutely unfit to eat. ..."

10. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1906)
"The females of this species are found upon the gill arches of the common sand-shark, rarely on the floor or roof of the mouth. ..."

11. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"vol. ip 82 : Blind Shark, or sand shark, «. iq Shovel-nose (qv). 1882. Rev. JE Tenison-Woods, ' Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales,' p. ..."

12. Austral English: A Dictionary of Australasian Words, Phrases, and Usages by Edward Ellis Morris (1898)
"Blind Shark, or sand shark, niq Shovel-nose (qv). 1882. Rev. JE Tenison-Woods, ' Fish and Fisheries of New South Wales,' p. ..."

13. Bulletin of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia by Geographical Society of Philadelphia (1918)
"... a particular prejudice has been held against certain kinds of sharks, especially the sand shark, which has been claimed to be absolutely unfit to eat. ..."

14. New Zealand: Being a Narrative of Travels and Adventures During a Residence by Joel Samuel Polack (1838)
"Imitations of the favourite tooth of the sand-shark are made to the southward from shells. These facsimiles are capitally executed. ..."

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