Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dwelling built on piles or other support over the water of a lake or other body of water.

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Examples

  • The New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) is a lake-dwelling mollusc whose females can be either sexually reproducing (requiring male 'input' for successful embryo production), or asexually reproducing (clonally reproducing without sexual activity).

    Carin Bondar: No Eggs? No Problem!

  • Likewise, when trying to track down the ex-Catholic priest, Del and his brother stay in a run-down small town motel straight out of X-Files or a Sci-Fi Original monster movie -- it even has a lake-dwelling man-fish that "protects" the area (the "Shu'garath").

    REVIEW: Pandemonium by Daryl Gregory

  • My favorite part was Charlie the lake-dwelling monster.

    Fiction Writing: It Was A Dark and Bloggy Night

  • Thanks for the link, Harry, and for the opportunity to have Kelly and Nick call me a lake-dwelling monster.

    Fiction Writing: It Was A Dark and Bloggy Night

  • Reckon had been around for a long time and the small town propagated its share of legends and tall tales, everything from Big Foot to a lake-dwelling monster the locals called a charfish [12].

    Fiction Writing: It Was A Dark and Bloggy Night

  • Cable and interwebs are turned on sometime Saturday afternoon, followed by the first BBQ on my lake-dwelling back porch either Saturday evening or Sunday afternoon.

    My House – Photos « the j. botter weblog

  • Firstly, they are one of the smallest seals, reaching just 1.4 m and 80-90 kg at most (Ringed seals are smaller, as are members of some lake-dwelling Common seal populations).

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • While there, they visit the Uru, a group of lake-dwelling Indians.

    Reading Leigh Fermor

  • However, while both have anadromous and stream-resident populations, lake-dwelling populations are common in southern Dolly Varden but are very rare in the northern subspecies.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

  • Most populations spawn in streams, but some lake-dwelling populations spawn on the lake bottom in rocky areas with upwelling.

    Trout and Salmon of North America

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