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shawr werd

  • a  (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land

  • Its younger set, coming shoreward for the first time to spawn, are caught as whitebait.
  • Watching the rollers lazily, the loafing ones would watch little figures scooting shoreward at the forefoot of a comber, lying flat in the foam or poised excitingly erect on .
  • Two fishermen off Devil's Island, at the entrance to Halifax Harbor, one day last week sighted the sickle-shaped fin of a swordfish speeding shoreward.

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