Examples from the Web for mermaid
Dora is seen getting dressed as a mermaid by a cursor being manned by some omniscient game player.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She occasionally has to dress up as a mermaid for her gig at a fancy Miami hotel.
It was inspired by the short story “Mermaid in a Jar” by writer Sheila Heti, who spoke with Simmons for Interview magazine.
Daryl Hannah plays the mermaid who names herself after an avenue and eats the whole lobster.
The sea-green silk would not do forever, in place after place; they would call her the mermaid.The Other Girls|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
I know one case where a person had a letter D on left breast; it is now made into Mermaid.Dactylography|Henry Faulds
That's why dugongs and manatees started the mermaid myths—sailors thought they saw human features on the beasts.Valley of Dreams|Stanley Grauman Weinbaum
Only with this difference—that the mermaid dies of it, it, while human beings can acclam—acclimatise themselves.The Lady From The Sea|Henrik Ibsen
It had a comb in its hand, for one thing; and besides, my dear, I hope I know a mermaid when I see it.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
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Culture definitions for mermaid
A legendary marine creature with the head and torso of a woman and the tail of a fish; the masculine, less well-known equivalent is a merman. Though linked to the classical Sirens, mermaids may be nothing more than sailors' fanciful reports of the playful antics of dugongs or manatees.