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tern

noun as in schooner

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The Common Tern is a regular but not numerous spring and autumn visitant to the Islands, some remaining to breed.

I mark this by inserting a paragraph-mark ( ) at the beginning of each tern.

Each tern is occupied with a distinct subject, which I indicate by headings, viz.

The latter had shot and wounded a tern, but before he could reach it, the helpless bird was carried off by its companions.

The common tern and the greater sand-plover nested on the shingly islands in the river.

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On this page you'll find 6 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tern, such as: vessel, yacht, clipper, glass, and ship.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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