One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Without Limmer, there would be no Gimblett Gravels, that shingly region of Hawke's Bay that has assumed legendary winegrowing properties.’
- ‘The coast line made a hairpin turn, and a jutting promontory of granite caught a small shingly beach against it.’
- ‘Canvas shoes are necessary as the shore is shingly.’
- ‘They will spend two weeks at a well-recommended three-star hotel in a quiet area of the old town, a short walk from a shingly beach that shelves gently towards the sea.’
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