- n. Attributive form of sea cow
“Shaunti Feldhahn née Reidinger, the aforementioned "whiny sea-cow," was a friend of mine in college.”
“That's a manatee -- a sea-cow, some folks call 'em!" answered the ragged youth, as he poled his boat toward them, towing the _Gem_.”
“Though perhaps we may meet with a sea-cow," suggested Betty, as she looked for a pleasant place whereon to go ashore for lunch.”
“As regards provisions, they had little to fear; they could rely upon falling in with a boobie or sea-cow occasionally, and fresh fish were to be had at any time.”
“Further on is what is called a sea-cow, a great fat beast weighing an enormous amount, which floated in the sea.”
“Squier and Davis, who first figured it, supposed it to represent a manatee, or sea-cow.”
“It contains a sea-cow, which measures fourteen inches from the tip of its tail to the nose.”
“Its impetuous force makes it dangerous to unwary crafts; and, to add to its recognizable characteristics, in its pure waters is to be found the sea-cow -- found there and in Manatee Bay and Spring alone.”
“Silver Spring in Marion county tosses out three hundred million gallons per day; Manatee Spring discharges a less volume, but is noted for the presence of the sea-cow (_Trichecus muriatus_); Santa Fé, Econfinna, Chipola and Oscilla are rivers which, like classic Acheron, descend and disappear with a full head -- lost rivers, as they are aptly named.”
“When Frode came up she took the shape of a sea-cow, and seemed to be straying and grazing about the shore; and she also made her sons look like calves of smaller size.”
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