Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of sea-parrot.

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Examples

  • Once I smelled new-mown hay when we were quite a long way from land, and once when I was watching the sea-parrots as the sailors call the puffin I noticed they had different ways of tucking their heads under their wings, or I fancied it, and said to the captain, ‘They have different characters’.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Once I smelled new-mown hay when we were quite a long way from land, and once when I was watching the sea-parrots as the sailors call the puffin I noticed they had different ways of tucking their heads under their wings, or I fancied it, and said to the captain, ‘They have different characters’.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Once I smelled new-mown hay when we were quite a long way from land, and once when I was watching the sea-parrots as the sailors call the puffin I noticed they had different ways of tucking their heads under their wings, or I fancied it, and said to the captain, ‘They have different characters’.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Once I smelled new-mown hay when we were quite a long way from land, and once when I was watching the sea-parrots as the sailors call the puffin I noticed they had different ways of tucking their heads under their wings, or I fancied it, and said to the captain, ‘They have different characters’.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

  • Once I smelled new-mown hay when we were quite a long way from land, and once when I was watching the sea-parrots as the sailors call the puffin I noticed they had different ways of tucking their heads under their wings, or I fancied it, and said to the captain, ‘They have different characters’.

    Autobiographies

  • Once I smelled new-mown hay when we were quite a long way from land, and once when I was watching the sea-parrots as the sailors call the puffin I noticed they had different ways of tucking their heads under their wings, or I fancied it, and said to the captain, ‘They have different characters’.

    Autobiographies

  • The face of the cliff was plastered with seabirds: murres, gulls, sea-parrots and cormorants.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • Countless sea-parrots squattered away from the schooner's path, dragging their fat, black bodies in splashing clumsiness across the water.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • The girl's eyes dully followed the low-flying sea-parrots.

    Where the Sun Swings North

  • In his bleeding little hands he held five dead sea-parrots.

    Where the Sun Swings North

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