- n. Plural form of jaeger.
“The hurtling white grouse flushed here and there are the rock ptarmigan; the dark swift sharp-winged raptors are not peregrine falcons but one or more of the three species of marine predators called jaegers ” German for "hunters" ” which after nesting will return to the oceans of the earth to pass the remainder of the year pirating other birds.”
“Birds of prey such as snowy owls, short-eared owls (Asio flammeus), jaegers (skuas – Stercorarius spp.), and rough-legged buzzards (Buteo lagopus) are lemming and vole specialists that are only able to breed at peak lemming densities and which aggregate in areas with high lemming densities.”
“All jaegers were finely made, and some were decorated, but graceful they were not.”
“Since I like 'colorful' troops, I prefer the jaegers to the mounted figures . . . but both look very good.”
“I have a good start on this project, having painted a dozen each of the dragoons and jaegers with another 24 Croats on the painting table.”
“Von Kleist jaegers prowl the woods, directed by Colonel von Kleist and his aide on horseback.”
“We double-teamed the flocks, an archer in the lead and the scattergun as backup when the birds took to wing, watching for hunting jaegers and glassing from windswept ridgelines.”
“I looked up just as a pair of falconlike jaegers stooped on a small flock of ptarmigan, causing three to flush.”
“Three long-tailed jaegers swoop up, down, and around this grassy ridge.”
“Norwegian ski troops were equipped with jaegers in 1711.”
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Several of these words may seem misspelled. I copied them that way from the primary source in which I found the list: Salem Gazette, Thursday, Nov. 29, 1781.
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