Definition of Sand tiger

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




Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Tiger

sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger (current term)
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour
sand verbena
sand viper
sand wasp
sand wedge
sand wedges
sand whiting
sandable
sandal
sandal foot
sandal strap dermatitis

Literary usage of Sand tiger

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

1. Sharks of Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (2000)
"Unlike the lemon shark, the sand tiger is often seen hovering just off the bottom. The snout of the sand tiger is more pointed than that of the lemon shark ..."

2. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1888)
"... he found the gun and bag belonging to his hapless relative on the sand. Tiger pugs and a few blood-marks told the silent tale, and not a vestige of the ..."

3. Lessons in Art: A Book for Class-work in Schools, Art Study Clubs, Home by William Horace Williams (1913)
"The tiger is a masterpiece of animal anatomy, the finest sand tiger ever made. The whole collection, with its allegorical reliefs, standing out so clear and ..."

4. In the Shadow of the Pagoda: Sketches of Burmese Life and Character by Edward William Dirom Cuming (1893)
"... he found the gun and bag belonging to his hapless relative on the sand. Tiger pugs and a few blood-marks told the rest of the tale, and not a vestige of ..."

5. In the Shadow of the Pagoda: Sketches of Burmese Life and Character by Edward William Dirom Cuming (1897)
"... to his hapless relative on the sand. Tiger pugs and a few blood-marks told the rest of the tale, and not a vestige of the unfortunate man's body, ..."

6. Sharks of Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (2000)
"Unlike the lemon shark, the sand tiger is often seen hovering just off the bottom. The snout of the sand tiger is more pointed than that of the lemon shark ..."

7. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1888)
"... he found the gun and bag belonging to his hapless relative on the sand. Tiger pugs and a few blood-marks told the silent tale, and not a vestige of the ..."

8. Lessons in Art: A Book for Class-work in Schools, Art Study Clubs, Home by William Horace Williams (1913)
"The tiger is a masterpiece of animal anatomy, the finest sand tiger ever made. The whole collection, with its allegorical reliefs, standing out so clear and ..."

9. In the Shadow of the Pagoda: Sketches of Burmese Life and Character by Edward William Dirom Cuming (1893)
"... he found the gun and bag belonging to his hapless relative on the sand. Tiger pugs and a few blood-marks told the rest of the tale, and not a vestige of ..."

10. In the Shadow of the Pagoda: Sketches of Burmese Life and Character by Edward William Dirom Cuming (1897)
"... to his hapless relative on the sand. Tiger pugs and a few blood-marks told the rest of the tale, and not a vestige of the unfortunate man's body, ..."

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