Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the tail boatshaped. See boat-shaped.
“So, I e-mailed the pictures to John, who writes A DC Birding Blog, and he identified it as a female boat-tailed grackle (Quiscalus major).”
“So, I e-mailed the pictures to John, who writes A DC Birding Blog, and he identified it as a female boat-tailed grackle Quiscalus major.”
“We'll use your out-of-date platform for the Mercedes SLK, which you're abandoning anyway, topped by our version of a '30's boat-tailed roadster body.”
“Mourning doves, ground doves, and common nighthawks nest and feed within the dune areas, while boat-tailed grackles and red-winged blackbirds feed on seed oat seeds in the fall.”
“It took the 180-grain boat-tailed Sierra bullet 1.3 seconds to reach the tower.”
“Land ordered match-grade boat-tailed ammo in lots.”
“As the waters ran away, leaving their spume behind to melt into the sand, a few of the plovers, sanderlings and funny boat-tailed grackles gave chase.”
“The great-tailed is more uniformly colored than the boat-tailed and slightly bigger.”
“Glossy, boat-tailed grackles had scared them off, she said, but I was to come in, sit on the porch, not move a muscle, and they might come back.”
“On this car, when the wooden propeller is spinning at full speed and efficiently, this little 1,000-pound boat-tailed skiff can hit freeway speeds exceeding 75 mph.”
Looking for tweets for boat-tailed.