Free TranslationFree Translation
Synonyms, antonyms, pronunciation

English Dictionary      examples: 'day', 'get rid of', 'New York Bay'

Sandboy   Listen

A young peddler of sand; used now only to express great happiness in 'happy as a sandboy'.

WordNet 3.0 © 2010 Princeton University

Advanced search
     Find words:
Starting with
Ending with
Matching a pattern  

Words linked to  

only single words

Share |

"Sandboy" Quotes from Famous Books

... was in port. And found him always the same—so beautifully cared for that, upon my soul, I never saw a baby in my life so sweet and clean and wholesome-looking; jolly as a little sandboy all the time, too." ...
— Sisters • Ada Cambridge

... hear you're so happy and comfortable with Uncle Joe and Auntie Joney. Give the pair of them my fond love and best respects. We're getting on beautiful, and I'm as happy as a sandboy. Sometimes Grannie gets a bit down with longing, and so does Nancy, but I tell them you'll be home for their funeral sarmon, anyway, and then ...
— The Manxman - A Novel - 1895 • Hall Caine

Words linked to "Sandboy" :   United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, packman, pedlar, Britain, pitchman, UK, peddler, U.K., Great Britain, hawker

Copyright © 2024 e-Free