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postnomer commented on the word skirwingle
"some kind of bird"
August 3, 2008
bilby commented on the word skirwingle
Uhh, could you be more specific?
sionnach commented on the word skirwingle
Well, duh, it's a baby skirwing, of course.
August 4, 2008
reesetee commented on the word skirwingle
I believe it's a Newfoundland term for a shearwater. Also spelled skerwink, scurwink, or spurwink. Maybe chained_bear can confirm using her Dictionary of Newfoundland English. :-)
chained_bear commented on the word skirwingle
If someone reminds me when I'm near said dictionary, sure.
Okay. Are you near it now?
How 'bout now?
Now are you near it?
August 5, 2008
How about now?
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