What does the word sand mean?

Usage examples for sand

  1. I put up a small plant, but just as I got it started a tremendous storm came up, and every bit of that black sand went out to sea. – Edison, His Life and Inventions by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. They threw themselves down in the sand. – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  3. An' the sand hogs are diggin' in there? – The Boy With the U.S. Miners by Francis Rolt-Wheeler