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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch name of one of the skua-gulls or jaegers.

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  • Railroad telegraphers' shorthand for the phrase "Not doing a good business". --US Railway Association, Standard Cipher Code, 1906.

    January 22, 2013

  • Obsolete Scottish nickname for the Northern Gull.

    October 3, 2008