Sea-magpie

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sea-magpie a sea-pie: the oyster-catcher
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

They all sailed merrily across the sea chattering like a flock of magpies, or singing their favourite songs.
"The Brown Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
They all sailed merrily across the sea chattering like a flock of magpies, or singing their favourite songs.
"The Brown Fairy Book" by Andrew Lang
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