The hebridean name for the great northern diver (Colymbus glacialis).
The hebridean islands exceed 500 in number, of which one-fifth are inhabited.
As the vessel neared the shore, a large hebridean eagle hovered over the masts.
Or has the silver herring been borne, by the wash of retreating surges, out into the hebridean deep.
It is best, however, to designate the rocks by a geographical and non-theoretical term, like hebridean.
The unfortunate hebridean, appalled at the omen, betook herself to her bed, and was seized with a mortal illness.
From the hebridean Isle of Fladdahuan comes a similar story.
Indeed, the concluding lines of that verse are peculiarly appropriate to the hebridean.
For so long as we were in the cathedral, the sun shone as if, instead of hebridean seas, the Mediterranean lay beyond.
Buchanan refers to various hebridean islands as being "darkened with wood" in the sixteenth century.
originally Ebudae, Haebudes, of uncertain origin. Apparently a scribal error turned -u- into -ri-. The Norse name, Suðregar, "Southern Islands," is relative to the Orkneys. Related: Hebridean.