I'll go, and I'll guarantee to get the cockatoo without expense other than the cost of running her.
And are you still longing for your freedom so much, cockatoo?
The plumage is entirely black, but has all over it the curious powdery white secretion characteristic of cockatoo.
cockatoo then returned by boat to the Gartley jetty and told his master.
cockatoo had hit the truth about the thumbs, for no ape can make them go around, only in and out straight to the palm.
cockatoo, however, assuredly will be hanged, and a good job too.
One day the cockatoo got his chain entangled, and Miss Kitty promptly advanced to put it right.
But cockatoo had hidden him well in the case, in the lid of which holes had been bored.
"We can squeeze eight into the cockatoo, if we have to," said Steve.
The cockatoo was crushed under the cabin skylight and had to be killed.
1610s, from Dutch kaketoe, from Malay kakatua, possibly echoic, or from kakak "elder brother or sister" + tua "old." Also cockatiel (1880), from Dutch diminutive kaketielje (1850), which is perhaps influenced by Portuguese. Spelling influenced by cock (n.1).