2. Noun. (UK birdwatching) the sandwich tern. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Sarnie
1. sarney [n -S] - See also: sarney
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarnie
sarnie (current term)
sarong party girl
sarong party girls
Literary usage of Sarnie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Frederick Thomas White, Owen Davies Tudor, John Innes Clark Hare, Horace Binney Wallace (1876)
"... 1743.2 of the reversion in the sarnie sfate that it was at the time of the waste done, for, if after the waste done the reversioner granteth it over, ..."
2. The Franklin Expediton from First to Last by Richard King (1855)
"... massacred them — five only escaping—and then blockading Montreal Island, starved out Franklin and his four companions. 17, sarnie Bow, Nov. 8th, 1854. ..."
3. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1836)
"The Nerine sarnie'nsis or the Guernsey lily, of Mr. Wilder, is said by some ... this season we are not aware: it is far more beautiful than the sarnie'nsis, ..."