tarrock
Taring \Tar"ing\, n. (Zo["o]l.) The common tern; -- called also {tarret}, and {tarrock}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Tarrock — Tar rock, n. [Greenland tattarock.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The young of the kittiwake gull before the first molt. (b) The common guillemot. [Prov. Eng.] (c) The common tern. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tarrock — /tarˈək/ noun A seabird of various kinds (applied to different ones in different areas) ORIGIN: Origin obscure …   Useful english dictionary

  • tarrock — noun a young kittiwake …   Wiktionary

  • Taring — Tar ing, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The common tern; called also {tarret}, and {tarrock}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tarret — Taring Tar ing, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The common tern; called also {tarret}, and {tarrock}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Black-legged Kittiwake — Taxobox name = Black legged Kittiwake status = LC| status= LC | status system = IUCN3.1 image width = 240px image caption = Black legged Kittiwakes, Rissa tridactyla , nesting on the Farne Islands, Northumberland, UK regnum = Animalia phylum =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sea Birds Preservation Act 1869 — Infobox UK Legislation short title=Sea Birds Preservation Act 1869 parliament=Parliament of the United Kingdom long title=An Act for the Preservation of Sea Birds statute book chapter=32 33 Vict. c. 17 introduced by=Christopher Sykes (MP)… …   Wikipedia

  • taring — noun The common tern, Sterna hirundo. Syn: tarret, tarrock …   Wiktionary

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