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  • noun Plural form of seagull.


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  • My sister kept saying, Why are they called seagulls?

    One Bright Star (1B*) Reignited

  • It was late afternoon, and seagulls from a nearby landfill-formerly known as a garbage dump-were crapping on the taxi's windshield.

    Excerpt: The Lion's Game by Nelson DeMille

  • I owe my interest in seagulls to early imprinting on a small protected Herring Gull colony not far from the Hague, and to the example of two fatherly friends, the late

    Nikolaas Tinbergen - Autobiography

  • The doleful calls of the seagulls were his only answer, and wrapping himself in his father's coat, he sobbed himself to sleep.

    Folk Tales From Many Lands

  • For instance, he could not tell them what colours God used to paint the butterflies, nor why Mora had black hair, whilst her sister's was golden; nor could he tell them for certain what Heaven was like, and if they would meet there all the stern figures of their ancestors, looking like the beautiful pictures in the big castle gallery; nor was he sure what the wind told, nor what the sea complained of, nor what the seagulls were always screaming out to each other.

    The Lily of Life: A Fairy Tale

  • So, when this eager reporter spotted "seagulls" in town, over a thousand miles from any ocean, well, that had to be news.

    grouse Diary Entry

  • We talk another fifteen to twenty minutes on the biology of "seagulls".

    grouse Diary Entry

  • Unfortunately he now fears live action animals…such as seagulls, squirrels, pigeons and the like.

    weapons of massdistraction › An Awkward Evening Of Romance

  • Every hour or so Mr Button would shake his lethargy off, and rise and look round for "seagulls," but the prospect was sail-less as the prehistoric sea, wingless, voiceless.

    The Blue Lagoon: a romance

  • René, it seemed, had thought of trying to tame the wild bird, and had constructed a huge sort of cage with laths and barrel-hoops, and installed it there with various nasty, sea-fishy, weedy things, such as seagulls consider dainty.

    The Light of Scarthey


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