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seabird

or sea bird

[see-burd]
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noun
  1. a bird frequenting the sea or coast.

Origin of seabird

First recorded in 1580–90; sea + bird
Also called seafowl.
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Examples from the Web for seabird

Historical Examples

  • I have been driven about from place to place, like a seabird in a storm.

    Viking Tales

    Jennie Hall

  • "I'm going to ship him on the Seabird," continued the captain.

  • The wind was full on the Seabird's beam as she entered the broken water.

  • Grantham, who had often spent a day on board the Seabird, said.

  • Still, it's just as you likes; the Seabird won't mind it if we don't.


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