white-crested

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having a white crest, as a bird or other animal: as, the white-crested turakoo (see turakoo); the great white-crested cockatoo, Cacatua cristata; the white-crested black Polish fowl; the white-crested spiny rat (see Loncheres).

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Examples

  • I was proud to note, though, that Lovey is the same kind of chicken that Brett owns: white-crested black Polish.

    Chicken Spaghetti:

  • Always, to starboard or to port, at the bow or over the stern, when he stood up resting his fore-feet on the six-inch rail and gazing, he saw only the ocean, broken-faced and turbulent, yet orderly marching its white-crested seas before the drive of the trade.

    CHAPTER III

  • I was proud to note, though, that Lovey is the same kind of chicken that Brett owns: white-crested black Polish.

    Jan Brett's Weekend House

  • He began to pace the length of the ship, hands clasped behind his back, the wind whipping his hair as he locked gazes with the white-crested sea and wrestled with his thoughts.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • He began to pace the length of the ship, hands clasped behind his back, the wind whipping his hair as he locked gazes with the white-crested sea and wrestled with his thoughts.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • He began to pace the length of the ship, hands clasped behind his back, the wind whipping his hair as he locked gazes with the white-crested sea and wrestled with his thoughts.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • She saw something leaping out over the white-crested caps, making tiny little arcs, over and over again.

    Beacon Street Girls: Ready! Set! Hawaii!

  • She saw something leaping out over the white-crested caps, making tiny little arcs, over and over again.

    Beacon Street Girls: Ready! Set! Hawaii!

  • She saw something leaping out over the white-crested caps, making tiny little arcs, over and over again.

    Beacon Street Girls: Ready! Set! Hawaii!

  • She saw something leaping out over the white-crested caps, making tiny little arcs, over and over again.

    Beacon Street Girls: Ready! Set! Hawaii!

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