Definition of Conchs

1. Noun. (plural of conch) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Conchs

1. conch [n] - See also: conch

Lexicographical Neighbors of Conchs

concho
conchoid
conchoidal
conchoidal bodies
conchoidally
conchoids
conchological
conchologies
conchologist
conchologists
conchology
conchometry
conchos
conchospiral
conchospirals
conchs (current term)
conchy
conchyliometry
conchæ
conciator
concientious
concierge
concierges
concieve
conciliable
conciliant
conciliar
conciliarism
conciliarist
conciliarists

Literary usage of Conchs

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

1. The Voyage of Sabra: An Ecological Cruise Through the Caribbean, with Extras by Michael L. Frankel (1990)
"... The conchs TTTTTT Key West to Palm Beach On our return from Cuba we experienced the first truly frightening moment of the trip. ..."

2. The Colony of British Honduras: Its Resources and Prospects, with Particular by Sir Daniel Morris (1883)
"conchs. Snakes. Flies. Leaf-cutting ants. FOE the stay-at-home Briton, no less than for the tropical traveller, it may be pardonable to mention that the ..."

3. The Land of the Pink Pearl; Or, Recollections of Life in the Bahamas by Louis Diston Powles (1888)
"... Government bank— Bankruptcy imminent—" conchs "—Constitution—Corruption at elections—Circuit Justices' Act—Jobbery of Lower House—What might have been. ..."

4. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1851)
"The line carries 8 standards, 552 pennons, and 144 conchs. The arms of the troops are, it is presumed, the spear, the bow, and small-sword elsewhere ..."

5. Cruising and Blockading by William Henry Winslow (1885)
"The tired officers sought their bunks, but occasionally they could hear the words, sung to a popular air, " I danced with the Queen of the conchs, conchs, ..."

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