water-breather love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any branchiate which breathes water by means of gills.

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Examples

  • Even though the disaster does it Atlantis, Atlanna took her own serum, which transformed her into a water-breather.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • They could try to stun it, but what if it wasn't a water-breather?

    A Call to Arms

  • Meanwhile, other changes which we could not see would have taken place; instead of the gills, which made the tadpole a water-breather, Master Froggie would have acquired lungs, like any land animal; the aquatic would have changed into an aĆ«rial, the herbivorous into a carnivorous creature, so that we may well say it has lived two lives.

    Twilight and Dawn Simple Talks on the Six Days of Creation

  • I like the way they take the Creature and turn him into an air-breather instead of a water-breather, which basically turns it into a Frankenstein / monster-on-the-rampage movie.

    Electronic Cerebrectomy

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