storm beach

Main Entry:  storm beach
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an expanse of gravel or sand thrown onto a coast by a storm
Example:  A storm beach is a beach affected by particularly fierce waves, usually above the high-tide mark.
Etymology:  1882
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