Part of speech: noun

A long- necked and long- legged wading bird.

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Usage examples "stork":

  1. " I will look after her every day, however," said the male stork; and so he did. - "The Sand-Hills of Jutland", Hans Christian Andersen.
  2. The elder brothers have gone skating, but he is in his little bed- for he has to go to bed early- and near him sits his mother, one hand encircling his neck, and the other on the edge of the cradle, in which the two little sisters sleep, which Master Stork brought a year ago, both on the same day. - "Dame Care", Hermann Sudermann.
  3. One needs but compare the population- pressures in France, Germany, Russia, and Japan to realize that, even to- day, the real enemy of the dove of peace is not the eagle of pride or the vulture of greed, but the stork! - "The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy", Theodore Lothrop Stoddard.