Definition of 'gull'
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Field glasses show you what you have already guessed - that it is a common gull sitting patiently on its heather nest. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nature notes A large, distinctive gull with plumage that looks just like creamy porridge has been seen this winter in many places. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The commonest gull in seaside towns in summer is the herring gull. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Common gulls are not very well named. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She came back with her hat full of gull eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Just watch out for predatory sea gulls. The Sun (2014)The only other predators we have are the large gulls, and that is more natural. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are also a few breeding pairs of common gull and Mediterranean gull. A Guide to Britain's Conservation Heritage (1991)In fact, common gulls are quite uncommon gulls. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A smaller gull called the common gull is not in danger of any such accusations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are also dunes and the beach doubles as a local nature reserve with wildflowers and many sea birds, including gulls and waders. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I don't know what was wrong with the sea gull. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With molecular gastronomy, gull's eggs are the least of your problems. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Three tiny spuds, not much bigger than a gull's egg. Times, Sunday Times (2016)At present the adults are protected, although you can destroy herring gulls' eggs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A club-record four straight wins to kick off the campaign means the Gulls are really flying. The Sun (2010)Sometimes there are large numbers of gulls, because they can be seen from far off, and more and more come flying in to join the feast. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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