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stormbird

(ˈstɔːmˌbɜːd)
n
1. (Animals) another name for petrel
2. (Animals) any bird of several species of black, white, or grey seabirds belonging to the order Procellariiformes
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STORMBIRD (WARS OF THE ROSES #1) | CONN IGGULDEN (2013)
Alaska statesman Clem Tillion of Halibut Cove, for one, needed work done on the sixty-five-foot MV Stormbird. His World War II era ship is a former Army T Boat built to perform light towing, cargo, and personnel transportation.
The Me 262 Stormbird: From the Pilots Who Flew, Fought, and Survived It.
The ME 262 Stormbird comes from the pilots who flew and fought in the first jet-powered aircraft that first saw combat in 1944, to much acclaim.
The next year he participated in the third, sailing aboard Stormbird, followed by 26 other Hobarts and multiple international and coastal races.
Now the 57-year-old is using the Stormbird guitar for gigs with his band, The Revamp.
remember him as the Pest from Buda, the refugee stormbird, who, almost
Our revolt will rise like the stormbird's cry, Above the putrid lapping of the swamps.
(16.) This has occurred in the case of certain Stormbird Dreaming sites on Muckaty Station in the Northern Territory.
Conn's latest release, Stormbird (Michael Joseph, PS18.99) is out now.
For six nights in a cabin to which Nathan has retreated like a Melville isolato, they remember Murray's younger, bigger, ferocious brother Ira--Ira, who used to descend on them from Manhattan like a hammer and a sickle; Ira, who took a thrilled young Nathan to Progressive Party rallies where Paul Robeson sang; Ira, the very embodiment of stormbird virility, a Depression dropout with a murderous secret, a digger of ditches and a mucker of zinc mines, who'd been Bolshevized in World War II by the soldier/stevedore/steelworker Johnny O'Day.