osprey

Part of speech: noun

A dark brown, hawk like bird that preys upon fish.

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Usage examples "osprey":

  1. Like the osprey it takes refuge in darkness, and it would die if once seen. - "Napoleon the Little", Victor Hugo.
  2. The Osprey was a tidy little " ship," and many a splendid sail we had. - "In the Yellow Sea", Henry Frith.
  3. The Osprey was half full of water. - "In the Yellow Sea", Henry Frith.