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sea mew

  1. another name for mew 1 (def. 2)
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Historical Examples of sea mew

  • And then the cry of the sea-mew thrice repeated from just beneath the window.

    The Elusive Pimpernel

    Baroness Emmuska Orczy

  • If they hear me whistling like the sea-mew, it will mean that I have seen the weer-wolf.

  • A sea-mew, who no doubt knew him, was tame enough to come near him.

  • This faith in a lofty ideal soars like a sea-mew over the ocean of blood.

    Romain Rolland

    Stefan Zweig

  • The owner of the Sea-mew, the yacht lying at anchor in the bay.