from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A petrel; one of the birds of the family Procellariidæ, including the albatrosses, fulmars, etc., as well as those to which the name petrel is more commonly applied; specifically, the stormy petrel. See cut under petrel.
- n. A bird that indicates or seems to foretell bad weather by its cries or other actions, as a storm-cock. Compare rain-bird.
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