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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch and local English name of one of the jaegers or skua gulls, Stercorarius parasiticus, a predatory marine bird of the family Laridæ.


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  • Avis marina magna nigricans, according to Dr. Jamieson.

    May 13, 2011