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seafowl

[see-foul] /ˈsiˌfaʊl/
noun, plural seafowls (especially collectively) seafowl.
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Origin of seafowl
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English seafoule. See sea, fowl
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  • Of every species on the island, of land or seafowl, he had found a specimen.

    The Bondman Hall Caine
  • Well, it has left off bleeding, but the doctor must see to it when we get back to the seafowl.

    Hunting the Skipper George Manville Fenn
  • The waters lay asleep under the soft red glow, and over them the seafowl were sailing.

    The Bondman Hall Caine
  • “That means the seafowl firing at the lugger to heave to, sir,” said Murray.

    Hunting the Skipper George Manville Fenn
  • The dim loom of land saluted my eyes, and nearer still a precipice of rocks, by which the seafowl were screaming.

    Hurricane Island H. B. Marriott Watson
  • I was only thinking, sir, that we ought to send a messenger to the seafowl.

    Hunting the Skipper George Manville Fenn
  • There, gentlemen,” he said; “there lies the seafowl, in quite a different position; but there is no lugger.

    Hunting the Skipper George Manville Fenn
  • Even from where he stood Blake could hear the harsh clamor of the seafowl.

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet
  • And setting your knowledge of navigation and the management of the seafowl above that of the captain.

    Hunting the Skipper George Manville Fenn
  • Her reverie was at last disturbed by the peculiar behavior of the seafowl.

    Into the Primitive Robert Ames Bennet

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