beach|comb|er

beach|comb|er «BEECH KOH muhr», noun.
1. a vagrant or loafer, especially on the islands of the Pacific.
2. U.S. a long wave which rolls in from the ocean upon the beach; breaker; comber.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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