tystie

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tystie

(ˈtaɪstɪ)
n
(Animals) dialect the black guillemot
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Tysties are rare in the UK, but on Shetland they are 10-a-penny.
Puffins whizzed past our tiny boat like oversized bumble bees, while guillemots, tysties and razorbills clattered into the sea as if impersonating crash-test dummies.
Despite this, drifting along the shoreline over the crystal-clear water was fantastic, with eider ducks and tysties inspecting the boats before disappearing under the water after fish.