Copocabana and Waikiki are each an example of a beach.
We beached near the palm trees.
Beached the rowboat in front of the cabin; hooked a big bluefish but was unable to beach it.
Origin of beach
- Perhaps Middle English beche stream from Old English bece
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English bache, bæcche (“bank, sandbank”), from Old English bæċe, beċe (“beck, brook, stream”), from Proto-Germanic *bakiz (“brook”), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰog- (“flowing water”). Cognate with Dutch beek (“brook, stream”), German Bach (“brook, stream”), Swedish bäck (“stream, brook, creek”). More at batch, beck.