Strand birds
Strand Strand, n. [AS. strand; akin to D., G., Sw., & Dan. strand, Icel. str["o]nd.] The shore, especially the beach of a sea, ocean, or large lake; rarely, the margin of a navigable river. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Strand birds}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Shore birds}, under {Shore}.

{Strand plover} (Zo["o]l.), a black-bellied plover. See Illust. of {Plover}.

{Strand wolf} (Zo["o]l.), the brown hyena. [1913 Webster]


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