Sea egg

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea egg sē" ĕg` (Zoöl) A sea urchin.
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Usage

In literature:

One who climbs cliffs overhanging the sea to procure sea-fowls, or their eggs.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
These people live only on what they can take from the sea, and train their dogs to dive for fish and their women for sea-eggs.
"The Red True Story Book" by Various
NOW CAREFULLY ADD SOME SEA-NETTLES BUT TAKE PAIN THAT THEY ARE NOT MIXED WITH THE EGGS.
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
Egg laid in a fissure of a sea cliff.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
Each nest contains three or four eggs of a pale, sea-green color.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photography [June, 1897]" by Various
The hands were all busy after sea-birds' eggs, so there were none to follow us.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Thus were all souls accounted for except a single native who accompanied Donat into the woods in quest of sea-fowls' eggs.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
We send them, having learned so dread a fear of the sea, that we wish to put our eggs in different baskets.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
If they cannot get seals, these bears devour the eggs of sea-birds on the islands.
"Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North" by Fullerton Waldo
In these I had no fire, and had to subsist on berries and fruits, and the eggs of sea-fowl.
"Seven Frozen Sailors" by George Manville Fenn
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In poetry:

Farther away, wee fledglings
flop in the sea and drown:
surf makes the sea-cliff shudder
and sends eggs pattering down.
"Moon Island" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
Wheel down, wheel down to southward; oh, Gooverooska go!
And tell the Deep-Sea Viceroys! the story of our woe;
Ere, empty as the shark's egg the tempest flings ashore,
The beaches of Lukannon shall know their sons no more!
"Lukannon" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Sea Turtles Choose The Reef Resort to Lay Their Eggs.
Southern California air quality officials are still tracking the scent of a rotten-egg odor that filled the air from the Salton Sea in Imperial County to the San Fernando Valley in Los Angeles County.
Brush the pretzels with an egg wash and sprinkle with coarse sea salt .
A heinous rotten-egg smell settled into the metropolis, a stench more familiar to residents lining the Salton Sea , some 150 miles to the east.
The South Coast Air Quality Management District posted an update in which it acknowledged the possibility that dead fish at the Salton Sea are the source of the rotten-egg smell reported all day Monday.
Rotten egg smell traced to California's Salton Sea .
Hundreds of Kemp Ridley sea turtle eggs, that were rescued from South Padre Island before the hurricane, arrived and being cared for in Corpus Christi .
An interesting article in the Seiche – the publication of Minnesota Sea Grant seeks to answer the question as to whether or not fish eggs cultivated from the depths of Lake Superior can really be called caviar.
Rather, at Mayor Edelcup's announcement to "go", children 12 and under " scrambled " through a sea of brightly colored beach balls to collect plastic, candy-filled eggs.
Protecting Sea Turtle Nests and Eggs from Oil Spill.
Related Stories for Storm affecting sea turtle eggs in Naples.
It's prime time for sea turtle s to nest hundreds of eggs on South Padre Island.
Thousands of Sea Turtle Eggs Crushed.
They found 156 sea turtle eggs.
It's prime time for sea turtles to nest hundreds of eggs on South Padre Island.
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