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  • n. Plural form of swan.

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Examples

  • "I am to meet a lot of big fellows to-morrow -- I shall feel like an ugly duckling among the swans -- oh, the _swans_, Becky, did we ever think that the Trumpeter in his old glass case ----"

    The Trumpeter Swan

  • You will find many credible sources that document lead poisoning in swans and other waterfowl.

    Thoughts on Lead Bans

  • Kunstler's quip from March 10 applies now more than ever: A whole flock of black swans is flying in front of the sun.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Are you suggesting that "nice swans" is a euphemism for something else?

    On a Saturday.

  • His hunt for wild swans is abruptly halted when the queen of the swans transforms into a beguiling maiden.

    Archive 2004-03-01

  • But we don't often use 'em – 'cause why? swans is dat contrary dey won't go invisible not for no magic, dey won't.

    Harding's Luck

  • I do worry about the "swans" -- and wonder about the moment when they crane their newly nipped necks to look in the mirror for the first time.

    Showing Off A Little (Inner) Cleavage

  • As a member of Truman Capote's flock of 'swans' - the famous beauties who contributed to the modern fairytale that is

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • It is located just after the turn onto Main St from Hwy 27 and right in front of the East Hampton pond where feeding the swans is an East Hampton pastime.

    Mara Gibbs: Everybody Eats Where? Everybody Sleeps Where? In the Hamptons Part 1

  • The swans are the meanest animals ever, and while I didn't get any of the good fights on video, you get to see them snapping at each other nonstop.

    The Strasbourg Canal

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