Definition of Gannetry

1. Noun. A colony of gannets (especially one established on an isolated marine rock, during the breeding season) ¹



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Definition of Gannetry

1. a breeding place for gannets [n GANNETRIES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gannetry

ganister
ganisters
ganj
ganja
ganjah
ganjahs
ganjas
gank
ganked
ganking
ganks
ganna
gannas
ganned
gannet
gannetry (current term)
gannets
gannin
ganning
gannister
gannisters
ganoblast
ganocephala
ganocephalous
ganof
ganofs
ganoid
ganoid fish
ganoidal
ganoidei

Literary usage of Gannetry

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

1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"The gannetry at " The Stack," Orkney Islands. By JH Gurney. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club.1 No. CC. November 4, 1914. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1885)
"On leaving the gannetry I went down a nasty cliff on the north side to get some guillemots' eggs, ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1885)
"On leaving the gannetry I went down a nasty cliff on the north side to get some guillemots' eggs, ..."

4. Bed & Breakfast Stops in England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland by Hunter Publishing, Incorporated, Anne Cuthbertson (2002)
"... or relax on sandy beaches and i^, f RSPB Bempton, famous for its gannetry, only 3 miles away. All rooms are en explore the rocky coves. ..."

5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"The gannetry at " The Stack," Orkney Islands. By JH Gurney. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club.1 No. CC. November 4, 1914. ..."

6. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1885)
"On leaving the gannetry I went down a nasty cliff on the north side to get some guillemots' eggs, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh by Royal Physical Society of Edinburgh (1885)
"On leaving the gannetry I went down a nasty cliff on the north side to get some guillemots' eggs, ..."

8. Bed & Breakfast Stops in England, Scotland, Wales & Ireland by Hunter Publishing, Incorporated, Anne Cuthbertson (2002)
"... or relax on sandy beaches and i^, f RSPB Bempton, famous for its gannetry, only 3 miles away. All rooms are en explore the rocky coves. ..."

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