Usage examples for albatrosses

  1. Higher up were long wings of swans and albatrosses heads of horned owls, and beaks of the laughing goose. – The Log School-House on the Columbia by Hezekiah Butterworth
  2. Most of them were ice- birds, blue petrels, and whale- birds, with a large admixture of albatrosses and Mother Carey's chickens. – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  3. " Now, Tom, you may be no wiser nor a young gull as has never learned to fly," I heard the old man say; " but listen, my boy, if you follows my advice you'll soon be able to spread your wings and skim over the water just for all the world like one on them big albatrosses one meets with off the Cape of Good Hope, you've heard speak of." – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston