1. a bird that frequents coastal waters and the open ocean: gulls; pelicans; gannets; cormorants; albatrosses; petrels; etc.
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How To Use seafowl In A Sentence

  • The word flew among screaming seafowl: “He has come, he has come, he is here, and he leads us.” Hokas Pokas
  • This is partly owing to the dung of a vast multitude of seafowl, and partly to a coating of a hard glossy substance with Journal of researches into the geology and natural history of the various countries visited by H.M.S. Beagle
  • Whilst passing this end of the island at sea, I could not imagine what the white patches were with which the whole plain was mottled; I now found that they were seafowl, sleeping in such full confidence, that even in midday a man could walk up and seize hold of them. Chapter XXI
  • Sunset light streamed over a hush broken only by the mildest of breezes and the squeals of leathery-winged seafowl. Hokas Pokas
  • On the leeward side of these rocks, in little hollows of the stone, he found a quantity of the eggs of some seafowl. Harrigan
  • But strong, long-breathed, and accustomed to such exercise, Halbert, even though encumbered with his sword, dived and rose like a seafowl, and swam across the lake in the northern direction. The Monastery
  • The fisherman was an active young man who came to Skansen with seafowl that he had managed to capture alive. Further Adventures of Nils
  • The woman looked neither at the seafowl nor at the burning glens of scarlet flame which stretched dishevelled among the ruined lands of the sunset. Short Stories and Selections for Use in the Secondary Schools
  • Well, actually, old egg," replied Bertram in fluent Talyinan, "considering the meaning of ` Push '" —which was the name of a variety of seafowl— "I am forced to admit that your otherwise miserable pun includes winged words. Hokas Pokas
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