A model of a castle built out of sand, typically by children.
- Boffins have dug up the right formula for a perfect sandcastle - in the sand on Bridlington beach.
- After I ran out of breath, I sat down on the swing, and swung slowly as Alex sat on the sand and made sandcastles.
- James, 31, from Cheadle Hulme, is known for his intricate sand sculptures and has previously built giant sandcastles on beaches in Australia and Thailand.
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Syllabification: sand cas·tle
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