n.— «So can we say a beachcrosser is someone who daringly blazes a trail in an exploratory way across new beaches? Well, no. Later she writes: “The first Maori to visit Australia were Tuki, a priest, and Huru, a warrior, from the Bay of Islands, in 1793. Having adventurously boarded a supply ship, the two young beachcrossers found themselves transported to Norfolk Island,” etc.» —“Philippa Mein Smith: A concise history of New Zealand” by Gordon McLauchlan New Zealand Herald May 6, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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