Definition of Gulls
1. Proper noun. (soccer) A nickname of (w Torquay United F. C.), a football club from Torquay, England. ¹
2. Noun. (plural of gull) ¹
3. Verb. (third-person singular of gull) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Gulls
1. gull [v] - See also: gull
Lexicographical Neighbors of Gulls
Literary usage of Gulls
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 (1920)
"49-63) the fact that gulls and Terns pass through a perfectly definite series of plumages separated by definite moults. This record, modified only a little ..."
2. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"gulls. Generally speaking. gulls are maritime and pelagic, though some species are, found inland. As compared with Terns, gulls are less graceful and active ..."
3. American Ornithology: Or The Natural History of the Birds of the United States by Alexander Wilson, Charles Lucian Bonaparte, Robert Jameson, George Ord, William Maxwell Hetherington (1831)
"The following is Brehm's arrangement of the European gulls : — gulls. ... Gull. Lams— Lin. Boje, and Brehm. First Division. Black-backed gulls. ..."
4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1885)
"Owing to the belt of warm water between the tropics in the Atlantic, hardly any gulls, and but few Terns belonging to the northern hemisphere, ..."
5. North American Birds Eggs by Chester Albert Reed (1904)
"Terns are birds of similar plumage to the gulls, but their forms are less ... These gulls nest in large colonies in the Arctic Regions, placing their nests ..."
6. The Land's End: A Naturalist's Impressions in West Cornwall by William Henry Hudson (1908)
"gulls greatly outnumber all the other wild birds of the town and harbour put ... Of all feathered creatures gulls are ever the quickest to discover food ..."