water-dwelling love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as pile-dwelling.

Etymologies

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Examples

  •            But as Billy drove blithely around his hometown, fate was rearing its undeniable head like a mean-spirited water-dwelling brute of a dinosaur, perhaps a cranky Brachiosaurus on a particularly bad day.

    Another Metamorphosis: A Moral Tale about Obsession

  • Marseguro, a water world far distant to Earth, is home to a small colony of unmodified humans known as landlings and to the Selkies, a water-dwelling race created by geneticist Victor Hansen from modified human DNA.

    “Marseguro” by Edward Willett

  • Ever since I saw the picture of the giant isopod brought up the the submarine crew last week, I was fascinated by this creature, which amounts to a deep water-dwelling pillbug.

    April 2010

  • We'd planned to start our Japanese monster series with a hunt for the Kappa, a water-dwelling, ninja-turtle-like, child-sized creature who is fond of cucumbers and human colon meat (I'm not making this up).

    Boing Boing

  • Today on Boing Boing tv we continue a series of transmissions from Tokyo by our monster-hunting comrade Sean Bonner, who vanished mysteriously while seeking a legendary shrine devoted to the Kappa, a water-dwelling, ninja-turtle-like, child-sized creature who is fond of cucumbers and human colon meat, which it may access by grabbing up your butt.

    Boing Boing

  • Marseguro, a water world far from Earth, is home to a colony of humans and the Selkies, a water-dwelling race created from modified human DNA.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • And in particular we are interested in fossils from the Devonian era that capture the transition between water-dwelling fish and the first vertebrates to live on land.

    THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH

  • This finding, the scientists say, suggests that the water-dwelling Acanthostega may have bitten on prey at or near the water's edge.

    Ancient Amphibians Evolved A Bite Before Migrating To Dry Land

  • “The word is Gaelic for a creature from Celtic folklore—the most dangerous of any water-dwelling creatures,” he explained.

    Secret of the Night Ponies

  • Don't bother telling me they're fish eggs, or catfish brains, or the prepubescent larvae of a water-dwelling grindylow: honestly, I don't want to hear it.

    Archive 2009-04-01

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