Alfred Ely, 1826–96, U.S. editor, publisher, and inventor.
Amy Marcey Cheney [mahr-see] /ˈmɑr si/ (Show IPA), 1867–1944, U.S. composer and pianist.
Moses Yale, 1800–68, U.S. newspaper publisher.
[el-ing-woo d] /ˈɛl ɪŋˌwʊd/ (Show IPA), 1877–1949, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
Sylvia Woodbridge, 1887–1962, U.S. bookseller and publisher in France.
an extensive area of sand or shingle sloping down to a sea or lake, esp the area between the high- and low-water marks on a seacoast related adjective littoral
to run or haul (a boat) onto a beach
1530s, “loose, water-worn pebbles of the seashore,” probably from Old English bæce, bece “stream,” from Proto-Germanic *bakiz. Extended to loose, pebbly shores (1590s), and in dialect around Sussex and Kent beach still has the meaning “pebbles worn by the waves.” French grève shows the same evolution. Beach ball first recorded 1940; beach bum first recorded 1950.
“to haul or run up on a beach,” 1840, from beach (n.). Related: Beached; beaching.
The area of accumulated sand, stone, or gravel deposited along a shore by the action of waves and tides. Beaches usually slope gently toward the body of water they border and have a concave shape. They extend landward from the low water line to the point where there is a distinct change in material (as in a line of vegetation) or in land features (as in a cliff).
Amy, born 1971, American comedian, known primarily for her work on NBC’s Saturday Night Live and her role as Leslie Knope in the TV series Parks and Recreation. Contemporary Examples His second guest was Vice President Joe Biden, or, as Poehler calls him, “gorgeous charm monster Joe Biden.” Seth Meyers Gets Off to a Rocky […]
- Amy tan
Amy, born 1952, U.S. novelist. noun the brown colour produced by the skin after intensive exposure to ultraviolet rays, esp those of the sun a light or moderate yellowish-brown colour short for tanbark verb tans, tanning, tanned to go brown or cause to go brown after exposure to ultraviolet rays: she tans easily to convert […]
- Van dyken
Amy, born 1973, U.S. swimmer.
amy-john noun A lesbian, esp one who plays the dominant role; butch, diesel dyke [Homosexuals; origin uncertain; perhaps fr French ami Jean ”friend John,” or fr a corruption of Amazon ”female warrior”]