Usage examples for coo

  1. For the first time on an English railway there was a good stand- up smash between a heavy steam- engine and a train of light cars, and it was 'bad for the coo. – Max Carrados by Ernest Bramah
  2. It happened when Kew's voice was breaking ten years ago, and he found that he could no longer coo except in a funny falsetto. – This Is the End by Stella Benson
  3. Raising her hands to her lips, she gave a loud, Australian " coo- ee!" – Banked Fires by E. W. (Ethel Winifred) Savi
  4. His voice was flung back in his face; but with it there came the feeble sound of a " coo- ey" somewhere near. – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  5. " You bought her several things almost too good for dances, at her age," retaliated the Dragon's sister, but only in a gentle coo. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
  6. It ill becomes the eagle's brood to coo like the dove, and you have sharp talons though you hide them never so well under your soft feathers. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  7. There it was, in the corner where Paolo had left it, but, as he called once, and then again, there was no answering " coo." – Chico: the Story of a Homing Pigeon by Lucy M. Blanchard
  8. To the children it seemed an utter impossibility that Billy should ever find them, though they said nothing, and Jim obediently lifted up his voice and coo- ee'd in answer to the Hermit's words. – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  9. A sympathetic coo ran round the table, tears were shed, and Tom winked at Charley Melton, who kept his countenance. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  10. Here, at night, the owls delight to hoot, the bats go whirring past, the moonbeams surely cast their kindest rays; by day the pigeons coo from the topmost boughs their tales of love, while squirrels sit blinking merrily, or run their Silvios on their Derby days. – Molly Bawn by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
  11. There had I been, happy still, With my mate to coo and bill In the vale, or on the hill. – The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume I (of III) by Philip Freneau
  12. Ringdoves coo again, All things woo again. – Queen Mary and Harold by Alfred Lord Tennyson
  13. Phoebe's great gray eyes filled; and Rosa gave a little coo of sympathy that was very womanly and lovable. – A Simpleton by Charles Reade
  14. Estelle caught him up from the floor and with a coo of affection, " What um doing in the kitchen, little rogums?" – Aurora the Magnificent by Gertrude Hall
  15. Here in the early spring we used to come and watch the first violet uplifting its head from the dark green leaves behind the mossy boles, and listen for the first note of the blackcap, the nightingale's herald, and the first coo of the wood- pigeons among the bare and newly- budding trees. – Aylwin by Theodore Watts-Dunton
  16. Thus reflecting, I was less astonished that the coo- hooing of the congregation had reached me through three- quarters of a mile of vacant air. – My Tropic Isle by E J Banfield
  17. So do I. She has shown a disposition to bill and coo from the first. – Lessons in Life, For All Who Will Read Them by T. S. Arthur
  18. Pigeons and doves coo; honey- eaters whistle; sun- birds whisper quaint, quick notes; wood swallows soar and twitter. – The Confessions of a Beachcomber by E J Banfield