white stork

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white stork the common stork of Europe; white with black wing feathers and a red bill
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White stork (Zoöl) the common European stork.
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Usage

In literature:

Money-changers raised the pent-houses of their shops at the cross ways, storks took to flight, white sails fluttered.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
The night she was born the stork brought a little baby girl to the home of a white family just across the creek from the Syberts.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves: Volume IV, Georgia Narratives, Part 1" by Work Projects Administration
It was a white stork with a red bill and plenty of stork's neck, but short legs.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
There was a white stork holding his red nose against his bosom, as if to warm it.
"Prudy Keeping House" by Sophie May
Ike Stork acted as spokesman, and with white face and tight-pressed lips, Endicott hung on every word.
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
The other waders were a snow-white heron, another ash-colored, smaller species, and a large white stork.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 105, July 1866" by Various
Among the other waders are a snow-white heron, another ash-coloured, and a large white stork.
"The Western World" by W.H.G. Kingston
It is therefore a sin to kill a stork, or a crow, or a toad, or a white spider, or a white chicken.
"In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory
Mother Stork's babies were white like herself, and had long legs and big bills.
"A Round Dozen" by Susan Coolidge
Herons, storks, and egrets were white and still about the tangle of aqueous roots.
"The Sea and the Jungle" by H. M. Tomlinson
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In news:

Diana Churchill/For Savannah Morning News This wood stork shows a distinctive black-and-white wing pattern as it soars.
This small hotspot outside Everglades National Park is a great spot to find White-crowned Pigeon, Wood Stork, and Swallow-tailed Kite.
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