Definition of Greylags

1. Noun. (plural of greylag) ¹



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Definition of Greylags

1. greylag [n] - See also: greylag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greylags

greyhens
greyhound
greyhound racing
greyhounded
greyhounding
greyhounds
greying
greyings
greyish
greyish brown
greyishly
greyishness
greylag
greylag-goose
greylag goose
greylags (current term)
greyline
greylist
greylisted
greylisting
greylists
greyly
greyness
greynesses
greys
greyscale
greyscaled
greyscales
greyscaling
greystone

Literary usage of Greylags

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1. Carmina Gadelica: Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words by Alexander Carmichael, James Carmichael Watson, Angus Matheson (1900)
"The root of this grass is sweetish, and much relished by the barnacles, greylags, and other geese. Dried and cured, the grass is used in the Isles for ..."

2. Wild-fowl by L. H. De Visme Shaw, W. H. Pope, Alexander Innes Shand (1905)
"entirely fresh water, greylags are common. Mr. H. Leybourne Popham, who has visited these parts for many seasons, says that these birds sit very badly to a ..."

3. Catalogue of the Cases of Birds in the Dyke Road Museum, Brighton: Giving a by Edward Thomas Booth (1901)
"In East Lothian and other parts of the south of Scotland these birds, as well as the greylags, become a perfect nuisance from the depredations they commit ..."

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