gannet gannet

Definition(s):

  • (n) large heavily built seabird with a long stout bill noted for its plunging dives for fish

Usage(s):

  1. Flashing above magnetic peaks of the ocean's purple heave, the gannet climbs, and turning, turns to a black sword that drops, hilt-down, to the deep.
  2. That comment was meant for the atriot who puts up photos of gannet like birds that happen to share a name with a mildly vulgar referent to mammary glands.

News

  • Gannet to buy Belo for $1.5 billion

    MCLEAN, Va., June 13 (UPI) -- U.S. media firm Gannett Co. said Thursday it would buy Belo Corp., a media company that operates 20 television stations.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: UPI

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Quotes

  1. Ayrshire Central Labour MP Brian Donohoe said: "It beggars belief. I was told that Gannet was safe. I'm beside myself with rage."
    on Feb 11, 2010 By: Brian Donohoe Source: Scottish Daily Record

  2. Mr Browne said: "The staff of our search and rescue stations around Britain, whether Royal Navy, RAF or coastguard, put their lives at risk on a regular basis to save others. And for the men and women at HMS Gannet in 2007 this equated to a call out...
    on Feb 29, 2008 By: Des Browne Source: BBC News

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