noun 1. any of various grasses of the genus Cenchrus, having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs. 2. any of several bur-bearing weeds growing in sandy places, as Franseria acanthicarpa or Solanum rostratum, of the western U.S.
noun 1. Carl, 1878–1967, U.S. poet and biographer. noun 1. Carl. 1878–1967, US writer, noted esp for his poetry, often written in free verse
verb (used with object), sand-cast, sand-casting. 1. to produce (a casting) by pouring molten metal into sand molds. verb -casts, -casting, -cast 1. (transitive) to produce (a casting) by pouring molten metal into a mould of sand
noun 1. a small castlelike structure made of wet sand, as by children at a beach. 2. a plan or idea with little substance.