drying rock
 n.— «At a stakeholders meeting convened Wednesday by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis, many of the experts heard a new phrase for the first time: “drying rocks.” It was Arthur Pugsley, an environmental analyst with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office, who described the features as “rocks that poke above mean low water” that are used in determining boundaries under an international treaty.» —“Is Cape Wind project on the rocks?” by Edward F. Maroney Barnstable Patriot (Hyannis, Mass.) June 4, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)