[ UK /ʃˈi‍əwɔːtɐ/ ]
  1. long-winged oceanic bird that in flight skims close to the waves
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How To Use shearwater In A Sentence

  • For a fraction of a second Jane was off guard and the shearwater struck right in the palm of her hand.
  • The horrifying screams of petrels and shearwaters coming to their burrows after sunset have given rise to all kinds of superstitions.
  • Clonmel's Minella stayed on dourly through the rain-softened ground to take the Shearwater Handicap ‘Chase.
  • While there are few wild animals in Iceland, there is abundant birdlife - ducks, geese and, among the many sea-birds I spotted, petrels, puffins, tern, gannets, skuas and shearwaters.
  • Sperry Top-Sider Tall Shearwater Boots, $178, Winter Warmers
  • It is here we find the boobies, shearwaters, gannets, petrels, and the albatross.
  • There's always the chance of a minke whale, too, while terns, fulmars, guillemots, puffins and shearwaters come as standard.
  • The Shearwater has three sets of cringles numbered 1, 2, and 3 from the bottom up.
  • In addition to the wandering, we also were entranced by royal and shy albatrosses, as well as Cape and giant petrels, fairy prions and fluttering shearwaters.
  • It is anticipated that the results will be some surprise, particularly where petrels and shearwater numbers are concerned.
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