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synonyms for tern

  • vessel
  • yacht
  • clipper
  • glass
  • ship
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How to use tern in a sentence

The Common Tern is a regular but not numerous spring and autumn visitant to the Islands, some remaining to breed.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
I mark this by inserting a paragraph-mark ( ) at the beginning of each tern.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
Each tern is occupied with a distinct subject, which I indicate by headings, viz.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
The latter had shot and wounded a tern, but before he could reach it, the helpless bird was carried off by its companions.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
The common tern and the greater sand-plover nested on the shingly islands in the river.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
The tern is a very pretty bird with light grey plumage, a black head and red beak and feet.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
He now had a collection of eggs of all birds which nest on the island, with the exception of the weka and the tern.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The wild-geese have waked up, and they are heard cackling on their joyous flights, and now and then a gull or tern screams.
TRANS-HIMALAYA, VOL. 2 (OF 2)SVEN HEDIN
The eggs of this bird run slightly smaller than those of the Common Tern.
BIRDS' NESTS, EGGS AND EGG-COLLECTINGRICHARD KEARTON
Chaucer was fond of grouping his stanzas by threes; such a group has been called a Tern.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 6 (OF 7) -- INTRODUCTION, GLOSSARY, AND INDEXESGEOFFREY CHAUCER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TERN

  • clipper
  • glass
  • ship
  • tern
  • vessel
  • yacht
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.