or sea gull
- a gull, especially any of the marine species.
Origin of seagull
Sea Gull, The
- a play (1896) by Anton Chekhov.
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Examples from the Web for sea gull
A pity, if it should prove to be nothing, or only the chattering of a sea-gull.The Ocean Waifs
Was it the cry of a sea-gull flying into shelter from the storm which was approaching?Where Deep Seas Moan
A sea-gull, well known in Northumberland and on the northern coasts.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
The merry month of May had begun, the “Sea-Gull” was away with her drift-nets.
What is that you say,” shrieked poor Nelly; “the ‘Sea-Gull’ driving on shore?
- a popular name for gull 1
- NZ a casual wharf labourer who is not a trade-union member
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Word Origin and History for sea gull
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