another name for mew 1 (def. 2)
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How to use sea mew in a sentence
Free as air; free as the sea-mew with its harsh cry wheeling close at hand under a luminous sky.Prisoners | Mary Cholmondeley
The voice was to him but like the thin harsh cry of the sea-mew wheeling near, blended in with the marvel of his freedom.Prisoners | Mary Cholmondeley
We hope the lady betook herself to the sea-mew's home, and found her beloved at the end of the journey!
And above all remember, friends, that our rallying cry is the shrill call of the sea-mew thrice repeated.I Will Repay | Baroness Emmuska Orczy
On their right, towards the direction of Mnilmontant, the sea-mew's cry at intervals gave the strength and courage.I Will Repay | Baroness Emmuska Orczy