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Thread #46795   Message #695138
Posted By: Snuffy
21-Apr-02 - 07:27 PM
Thread Name: Carthy: Shearwater
Subject: RE: Carthy: Shearwater
Shearwater 1671. [f SHEAR v + WATER sb] 1 A bird of the genus Puffinus, esp P. anglorum, the Manx Shearwater, and P. major, the Greater Shearwater. 2 U.S. The Black Skimmer Rhyncops nigra 1794.

(Shorter Oxford English Dictionary)

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