And in the gannet, which drops into the sea from a great height after fish, these air-bags lessen the shock on striking the water.
The gannet took two or three more prizes, and sent them into Jamaica.
But how will the gannet get on without her boatswain, Mr Pringle?
It was evident that the gannet herself could do nothing to assist her prize.
I drew all day at an adult gannet which we brought from the great rock of which I have spoken; it was still in good order.
The earl was conducted to a sitting-room, where Dr. gannet left him for a while.
On the coast itself; there were the usual sea-birds—the gannet and the sea-gull—and fish in abundance.
Like the Albatross, the gannet may almost be said to live in the air.
It is a great breeding ground for gannet, with which, during the breeding season, its sides are white as the waves below.
Their nests were similar to those of the gannet above mentioned.
Old English ganot "gannet, sea-bird, water fowl," from Proto-Germanic *ganito (cf. Dutch gent, Middle High German ganiz, Old High German ganazzo), from PIE *ghans- (see goose). Old French gante is from Germanic.