Definition of Shelducks

1. Noun. (plural of shelduck) ¹



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Definition of Shelducks

1. shelduck [n] - See also: shelduck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shelducks

shekel
shekelim
shekels
shekere
shekeres
shekhinah
shekinah
shekinahs
sheld
sheldaple
sheldfowl
sheldrake
sheldrakes
sheldrickite
shelduck
shelducks (current term)
shelele
shelf
shelf-talker
shelf bracket
shelf cloud
shelf clouds
shelf fungus
shelf ice
shelf life
shelf lives
shelfed
shelfful
shelffuls

Literary usage of Shelducks

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1. Shooting: By Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bt. by Thomas de Grey Walsingham, Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Gerald William Lascelles, Archibald John Stuart-Wortley, Simon Fraser Lovat, Charles Lennox Kerr (1886)
"shelducks nest in many parts of the British Islands, nearly always in sand ... The shelducks are not, of course, allowed to be killed, and many times have ..."

2. Shooting ...: Moor and Marsh by Ralph Payne-Gallwey (1893)
"shelducks nest in many parts of the British Islands, nearly always in sand ... The shelducks are not, of course, allowed to be killed, and many times have ..."

3. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"... spectacled guillemots, rare shelducks and Chinese egrets, three kinds of cormorants, arctic and red-throated loons, thin- and thick-billed murres. ..."

4. With Nature and a Camera: Being the Adventures and Observations of a Field by Richard Kearton, Cherry Kearton (1898)
"A number of shelducks breed amongst the sand dunes, between Sea Houses and Bamborough Castle on the mainland, and the fishermen look upon them as the most ..."

5. Sport and Travel, East and West by Frederick Courteney Selous (1900)
"I saw too, for the first time, a pair of ruddy shelducks (Casarca rutila), one of which in the early morning kept flying along the mountain-side and ..."

6. The Annals of Scottish Natural History (1895)
"... and at St. Ninian's Bay on the nth—I had excellent views of a pair of shelducks—which might be the same birds, though I hardly think so. ..."

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