Pronunciation: (bēch),[key] —n. 1. an expanse of sand or pebbles along a shore.
2. the part of the shore of an ocean, sea, large river, lake, etc., washed by the tide or waves.
3. the area adjacent to a seashore: We're vacationing at the beach.
—v.t. 1. Naut.to haul or run onto a beach: We beached the ship to save it. 2. to make inoperative or unemployed.
Pronunciation: (bēch),[key] —n. 1. Moses Yale, 1800–68, U.S. newspaper publisher.
2. Rex El•ling•wood Pronunciation: (el'ing-wood"),[key] 1877–1949, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.