“He also came upon a mollymawk rookery on the south-western point of the island, and managed to take one of the birds by hand.”
“During the heavy weather, Mother Carey's chickens only were seen, but, as the wind abated, the majestic wandering albatross, the sooty albatross and the mollymawk followed in our wake.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘mollymawk’.
birds with singular names from
at least 9 English dictionaries
Words that clatter and tumble
Those great mashup words that sound like somebody's grampa made them up.
I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
Edit: I started ma...
A third uncategorized list of words that catch my eye or fancy. Common or regional names and terms, names of foods and food preparation utensils, bird, plant and animal names, jargon words, and od...
A work in progress....Birds from around the world (other than endemic to North America).
Words having some sort of Dutch origin, probably boring to everyone but me — I'm currently browsing 2,422 entries having "Dutch" in their definitions/etymologies, the best of which should fin...
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