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Meaning of QUICKSAND

Pronunciation:  'kwiksand

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a pit filled with loose wet sand into which heavy objects sink

QUICKSAND is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.


 See Also: cavity, pit, sand



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Quick"sand`\, n.
Sand easily moved or readily yielding to pressure;
especially, a deep mass of loose or moving sand mixed with
water, sometimes found at the mouth of a river or along some
coasts, and very dangerous, from the difficulty of
extricating a person who begins sinking into it.

      Life hath quicksands, -- Life hath snares!

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are sinking in quicksand means that your assumption that you are on solid ground will prove misleading and you will slowly find yourself in an expected situation. Dreaming that you are rescued from quicksand by a lover means a worthy and faithful lover.