kookaburra kookaburra

Definition(s):

  • (n) Australian kingfisher having a loud cackling cry

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Nigel Reid lurches forward just in time to push a swooping kookaburra off his nut-butter sandwich.
  2. At one time the belief was popular in Australia that the kookaburra was a mighty destroyer of snakes.
  3. Some showed kangaroos and kookaburra birds drawn with their internal organs visible X-ray-wise through the skin.

News

  1. Ordinance bans restaurants near churches from selling alcohol

    Spencer Hooker told the St. Augustine City Commission that he's frustrated with what he's calling an out of date ordinance in the city. Hooker wants to add beer and wine to his menu at Kookaburra cafe in St. Augustine.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  2. The push to serve alcohol near churches

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- They brew fresh coffee and serve up fresh teas but the Kookaburra cafe says spiking their drink menu will also spike their sales.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FOX30 / CBS47 Jacksonville

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Quotes

  1. "Paint tends to flake off white balls and we have asked Kookaburra to produce a batch of pink ones because these show up so much better," Stephenson said. "The challenge is to produce a ball which retains its colour - I doubt it will be any...
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: John Stephenson Source: Times Online

  2. "The newer balls we've been using have been pretty shiny and still have the Kookaburra writing on them," Lee said. "It makes it harder for the bowlers because you're trying to work with a ball that is as old as possible and you come on at the...
    on Oct 15, 2007 By: Brett Lee Source: Independent Online

  3. "We assessed the wicket really well. Having batted on it for a long time we figured out what line and length to bowl. That was important as the Kookaburra ball gets softer as it gets older. We also knew that the new ball was going to be critical, so...
    on May 27, 2007 By: Rahul Dravid Source: Times of India

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