Sea-coot

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sea-coot a black sea-duck
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .

Usage

In literature:

The Scoter has as many names as characteristics, being called the Sea Coot, the Butter-billed, and the Hollow-billed Coot.
"Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography [July 1897]" by Various
They turned away and Coote remarked that the sea was good for crossing, and asked Kipps if he had been over the water very much.
"Kipps" by H. G. Wells
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