a small salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch, of the North Pacific coasts and also in the Great Lakes, where it was introduced: important as a game and food fish.
a small oak, Quercus incana, of the southern U.S., having crooked branches and blue-green leaves.
a sailor, especially in the U.S. or British navies. Historical Examples Pincher Martin, O.D. H. Taprell Dorling A Traveller in War-Time Winston Churchill The Dreadnought Boys on Battle Practice John Henry Goldfrap With the Battle Fleet Franklin Matthews Rick Dale, A Story of the Northwest Coast Kirk Munroe Dave Darrin and the German Submarines H. […]
a southern U.S. shrubby vine, Clematis crispa, of the buttercup family, having solitary, bell-shaped, blue or bluish-purple to pink flowers and bearing fruit with silky appendages.
a common, crested jay, Cyanocitta cristata, of eastern North America, having a bright blue back and a gray breast. Historical Examples Under the Southern Cross Maturin M. Ballou Woodland Tales Ernest Seton-Thompson Swallow H. Rider Haggard The Twins of Table Mountain and Other Stories Bret Harte In Nesting Time Olive Thorne Miller Little Mitchell Margaret […]