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shingle

noun [U] (STONES)    /ˈʃɪŋ.ɡl̩/
small, round stones that cover a beach or the ground by the edge of a river: a shingle beach I love the noise of the waves on the shingle.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs shingly     /-ɡl̩.i/ adverb covered in shingle: It was uncomfortable walking barefoot on the shingly beach.Coasts and beachesBays and gulfs
(Definition of shingle noun (STONES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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