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 for Raised beach
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Raised \Raised\ (r[=a]zd), a.
     1. Lifted up; showing above the surroundings; as, raised or
        embossed metal work.
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     2. Leavened; made with leaven, or yeast; -- used of bread,
        cake, etc., as distinguished from that made with cream of
        tartar, soda, etc. See Raise, v. t., 4.
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     Raised beach. See under Beach, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Beach \Beach\ (b[=e]ch), n.; pl. Beaches (-[e^]z). [Cf. Sw.
     backe hill, Dan. bakke, Icel. bakki hill, bank. Cf. Bank.]
     1. Pebbles, collectively; shingle.
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     2. The shore of the sea, or of a lake, which is washed by the
        waves; especially, a sandy or pebbly shore; the strand.
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     Beach flea (Zool.), the common name of many species of
        amphipod Crustacea, of the family Orchestid[ae], living
        on the sea beaches, and leaping like fleas.
     Beach grass (Bot.), a coarse grass ({Ammophila
        arundinacea), growing on the sandy shores of lakes and
        seas, which, by its interlaced running rootstocks, binds
        the sand together, and resists the encroachment of the
     Beach wagon, a light open wagon with two or more seats.
     Raised beach, an accumulation of water-worn stones, gravel,
        sand, and other shore deposits, above the present level of
        wave action, whether actually raised by elevation of the
        coast, as in Norway, or left by the receding waters, as in
        many lake and river regions.
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