a young swan.
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How to use cygnet in a sentence
No natives were seen on any of the islands but there were many large smokes on the horizon at the back of cygnet Bay.
A specimen of the soil of the hills at cygnet Bay, consists of very fine reddish-yellow quartzose sand.
The bowline is also shown in the drawing of the 'cygnet,' 35 tons, in a following chapter on Thames Clubs.Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
The keeper receives a small sum for every cygnet that is reared; and it is his duty to see that the nest is not disturbed.The Nursery, July 1881, Vol. XXX | Various
At last the cygnet hoisted Dutch colours, hoping to allure them nearer, but they pulled away, and were soon out of sight.Notable Voyagers | W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
British Dictionary definitions for cygnet
a young swan
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