Seagull vs Crow - What's the difference?

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As a noun seagull

is (soccer) someone connected with , as a fan, player, coach etc.

As a proper noun crow is

a native american tribe or crow can be .

seagull

Alternative forms

* sea gull * sea-gull

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of several white, often dark backed birds of the family Laridae having long pointed wings and short legs.
  • (orthography) The symbol , which combines under a letter as a sort of accent.
  • (UK, slang) A fan or member of .
  • Synonyms

    * (bird) gull

    Derived terms

    * seagulling

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To run in the back line rather than concentrate on primary positional duties in open play.
  • * '>citation
  • * 2002 , " Sharks beached at Stradey", BBC Sport , 13 December 2002:
  • On hand was seagulling number eight Dave Hodges to cross for the all-important try.
  • * 2003 , Greg Growden, " Australia survives scare", The Age , 2 November 2003:
  • That occurred in the 12th minute when flanker George Smith, seagulling out wide, enjoyed the rewards of a two-man overlap to score.
  • * 2003 , Mark Fuller, " Impeccable France outclasses Ireland", The Age , 10 November 2003:
  • France was full of running and continued to spread the ball wide or kick in behind the defence, where towering right-winger Aurelien Rougerie and the seagulling French back row had a height advantage contesting the high ball.
  • * 2011 , Darren Walton, " Injuries sour Wallabies 67-5 win over USA", MSN NZ , 24 September 2011:
  • Samo seagulled for Australia's final try two minutes from time.
  • To use a outboard.
  • * '>citation
  • (New Zealand) To work as a non-union casual stevedore.
  • * 1964 , O. E. Middleton, A Walk on the Beach , M. Joseph (1964), page 215:
  • Bill had been seagulling on the wharf since he got back from the war.
  • * 1981 , Parliamentary Debates , Volume 437, page 374:
  • At that time many of them seagulled on the Mt Maunganui wharf to make a crust in order to carry on with their ideal of kiwifruit as a major exporting industry.
  • * 1993 , Beryl Fletcher, The Iron Mouth , Spinifex Press (1993), ISBN 9781875559220, page 60:
  • The only stories he told of his life were of how hard he had worked, seagulling on the wharf, standing in blood and guts at the Works, loading trucks with sacks of fertiliser and grain at the Farmers' Co-op.

    Anagrams

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    crow

    English

    (wikipedia crow)

    Etymology 1

    (etyl) ‘to crow’. See below.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A bird, usually black, of the genus Corvus , having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles; it has a harsh, croaking call.
  • * 1922 , E.R. Eddison, The Worm Ouroborus
  • Gaslark in his splendour on the golden stairs saying adieu to those three captains and their matchless armament foredoomed to dogs and crows on Salapanta Hills.
  • A bar of iron with a beak, crook, or claw; a bar of iron used as a lever; a crowbar.
  • * 1796 , Matthew Lewis, The Monk , Folio Society 1985, page 267:
  • He approached the humble tomb in which Antonia reposed. He had provided himself with an iron crow and a pick-axe: but this precaution was unnecessary.
  • The cry of the rooster.
  • A gangplank () used by the Roman navy to board enemy ships.
  • (among butchers) The mesentery of an animal.
  • Synonyms
    * (bar) crowbar * (cry of a rooster) cock-a-doodle-doo
    Derived terms
    * American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos ) * as the crow flies * Australian crow (Corvus orru ) * Banggai crow (Corvus unicolor ) * bare-faced crow (Corvus tristis ) * Bismarck crow (Corvus insularis ) * black crow (Corvus capensis ) * Bougainville crow (Corvus meeki ) * brown-headed crow (Corvus fuscicapillus ) * cape crow (Corvus capensis ) * carrion crow (Corvus corone ) * Celebes pied crow (Corvus typicus ) * collared crow (Corvus torquatus ) * Cuban crow (Corvus nasicus ) * Danish crow * eastern jungle crow (Corvus (macrorhynchos) levaillantii ) * eat crow * Eurasian crow (Corvus corone ) * fish crow (Corvus ossifragus ) * Flores crow (Corvus florensis ) * grey crow (Corvus tristis ) * Hawaiian crow (Corvus hawaiiensis'', ''Corvus tropicus ) * high-billed crow * hooded crow (Corvus cornix ) * hoodiecrow * house crow (Corvus splendens ) * Indian house crow (Corvus splendens ) * Indian jungle crow (Corvus (macrorhynchos) culminatus ) * Iraq pied crow (Corvus (cornix) capellanus ) * Jamaican crow (Corvus jamaicensis ) * jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos ) * large-billed crow (Corvus (macrorhynchos) macrorhynchos ) * little crow (Corvus bennetti ) * long-billed crow (Corvus validus ) * Mariana crow (Corvus kubaryi ) * Mesopotamian crow (Corvus (cornix) capellanus ) * New Caledonian crow (Corvus moneduloides ) * New Ireland crow * northwestern crow (Corvus caurinus ) * palm crow (Corvus palmarum ) * pied crow (Corvus albus ) * piping crow (Corvus typicus ) * Puerto Rican crow (Corvus pumilis ) * Robust crow (Corvus viriosus ) * Salomon Islands crow (Corvus meeki'', ''Corvus woodfordi ) * Scotch crow * Sinaloan crow (Corvus sinaloae ) * slender-billed crow (Corvus enca ) * Somali crow (Corvus (ruficolis) edithae ) * stone the crows * Tamaulipas crow (Corvus imparatus ) * Torresian crow (Corvus orru ) * violaceous crow (Corvus (enca) violaceus ) * white-billed crow (Corvus woodfordi ) * white-necked crow (Corvus leucognaphalus )
    See also
    * caw * murder of crows (= flock of crows) * raven

    Etymology 2

    (etyl) ). Related to (m).

    Verb

  • To make the shrill sound characteristic of a rooster; to make a sound in this manner, either in joy, gaiety, or defiance.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The morning cock crew loud.
  • * 1962 , (Bob Dylan),
  • When your rooster crows at the break o' dawn
    Look out your window and I'll be gone.
  • To shout in exultation or defiance; to brag.
  • He's been crowing all day about winning the game of cards.
  • To utter a sound expressive of joy or pleasure.
  • * Tennyson
  • the sweetest little maid that ever crowed for kisses
  • * 1913 , :
  • Hearing the miner's footsteps, the baby would put up his arms and crow .
  • (music) To test the reed of a double reed instrument by placing the reed alone in the mouth and blowing it.