any of several small of the coasts of the North Pacific, as Aethia cristatella (crested auklet) having a crest of recurved plumes.
This auklet is fairly abundant on the Farallones, breeding on the lower portions of the island.
The Bird Book Chester A. Reed
any of various small auks of the genera Aethia and Ptychoramphus
François Victor Alphonse [frahn-swa veek-tawr al-fawns] /frɑ̃ˈswa vikˈtɔr alˈfɔ̃s/ (Show IPA), 1849–1928, French historian. Historical Examples Aulard pretended that Taine was a poor historian by finding a number of errors in Taine’s work. The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) Hippolyte A. Taine
. Contemporary Examples auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past. The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO) Kevin Fallon December 23, 2014 When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “auld Lang Syne,” it is an occasion […]
- Auld lang syne
old times, especially times fondly remembered. old or long friendship. Contemporary Examples When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “auld lang syne,” it is an occasion for real tears. Shirley Temple Survived Being the Biggest Child Star of All Time With Wit and Grace Malcolm Jones February 10, 2014 […]
- Auld reekie
noun (Scot) a nickname for Edinburgh Historical Examples She is to be found in every street and alley of auld reekie, till her work is accomplished. Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume I Various Remember, lads, the fate of auld reekie is now in your hands! The Great War in England in […]