Definition of Garefowl

1. n. The great auk; also, the razorbill. See Auk.



Definition of Garefowl

1. Noun. The great auk. ¹

2. Noun. The razorbill ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Garefowl

1. the great auk [n -S]

Medical Definition of Garefowl

1. The great auk; also, the razorbill. See Auk. Alternative forms: gairfowl, and gurfel. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Garefowl Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Garefowl Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Garefowl

gardening leave
gardenless
gardenlike
gardenly
gardens
gardensful
gardenwork
garderobe
garderobes
gardner syndrome
gardon
gardyloo
gardyloos
gare
garefowl (current term)
garefowls
garfish
garfishes
gargalesis
gargalesthesia
garganey
garganeys
gargantua
gargantuan
gargantuan mastitis
gargantuanly
gargantuas
gargarism

Literary usage of Garefowl

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1889)
"Recent Information about the Great Auk or garefowl. By SYMINGTON GRIEVE. Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. THIS is a reprint of the Presidential address of the ..."

2. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"This modification of structure was directly correlated with the aquatic habits of the garefowl, for the resistance of water being vastly greater than that ..."

3. Master-spirits by Robert Williams Buchanan (1874)
"That ' 'Awk' brings us, by a natural transition, to the Great Auk, or garefowl, the very name of which alone makes ornithologists prick up their ears, ..."

4. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society by Bombay Natural History Society (1889)
"Recent Information about the Great Auk or garefowl. By SYMINGTON GRIEVE. Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh. THIS is a reprint of the Presidential address of the ..."

5. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1900)
"This modification of structure was directly correlated with the aquatic habits of the garefowl, for the resistance of water being vastly greater than that ..."

6. Master-spirits by Robert Williams Buchanan (1874)
"That ' 'Awk' brings us, by a natural transition, to the Great Auk, or garefowl, the very name of which alone makes ornithologists prick up their ears, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Garefowl

Search for Garefowl on Dictionary.com!Search for Garefowl on Thesaurus.com!Search for Garefowl on Google!Search for Garefowl on Wikipedia!

Search