Usage examples for teal

  1. And there shot by us the small and arrow- like teal; and we heard the manifold cries of flocks of geese, which the sailors told me had recently come in from crossing over the Lispasian ranges; every year they come by the same way, close by the peak of Mluna, leaving it to the left, and the mountain eagles know the way they come and- men say- the very hour, and every year they expect them by the same way as soon as the snows have fallen upon the Northern Plains. – Tales of Three Hemispheres by Lord Dunsany
  2. Its costly Gates, lovely Bowling- Green, spacious Walks, Teal- pond, and Curiosities preserved in several Divisions are worthy to be Admired. – The Story of Madras by Glyn Barlow
  3. One after another they had been taken off their runs, until the J. N. Teal, for which I was now waiting, was the last steamer operating in a regular service on the Columbia above Portland. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  4. Place in a layer of steak and a layer of teal, and repeat till the dish is full, then fill in with three- quarters of a pint of good gravy, and put the cover on in the usual way. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  5. A little of everything from teal duck to Canada goose. – The Honorable Percival by Alice Hegan Rice
  6. Cut up the duck or teal, and put it into the sauce, and let it simmer for a long time- the duck having been previously roasted. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  7. Cast them not down when the pool is grey, And the teal no more sail two and two With their breasts above one shadow. – The Flutter of the Goldleaf; and Other Plays by Olive Tilford Dargan and Frederick Peterson
  8. Hume described a village in Mainpuri where scores of the above- mentioned birds, together with some whistling teal and comb- ducks, nested simultaneously. –  by
  9. At this moment a flock of teal and snipe flew up before his Majesty; and he exclaimed laughingly: " Go, go, my beauties; make room for other game." – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. In winter, when the lake was frozen, three or four hundred wild duck, with teal and pochards, rested on it all day, and flew away at night to feed; while widgeons fed by day on its shores. – Wanderings in South America by Charles Waterton
  11. Did ever I tell you of the night I spent at Lake Teal, with old Judge Sandford? – The Attache or, Sam Slick in England, Complete by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  12. A teal, from fifteen to twenty minutes; and other birds of this kind, in proportion to their size, a longer or a shorter time. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. A flock of common English teal were swimming in the lake, the temperature of which was 55 degrees. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  14. A green line of willows and a thin, pendulous stratum of fog marked the way of the river, plainly visible from the west window, and through the white haze flocks of teal and wood ducks cut swiftly in their downward flight to the water. – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  15. Game, turkeys, geese, pullets, pigeons, capons, fowls, chickens, rabbits, hares, snipes, woodcocks, larks, pheasants, partridges, sea- fowls, guinea- fowls, wild ducks, teal, widgeon, dotterels, dunbirds, grouse. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  16. Charlie and I spent the afternoon in further exploring our surroundings, and on return to camp found our mates busily engaged in plucking some teal and waterhen which they had shot. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  17. The debris of supper lay around them- scraps of pemmican, pannikins, spoons, knives, and the broken shells of teal- duck eggs which, having been picked up some time before, had gone bad. – The Big Otter by R.M. Ballantyne
  18. I was intending to let the Teal lock out ahead of me, and then pull as closely as possible in her wake, so as to have her below me to pick up the pieces in case anything went wrong. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  19. On the way back Flinders shot " some delicate teal," near the piece of water which Murray had called Swan Harbour, and a few black swans were caught. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  20. And the fact is the more remarkable because the gentleman was attired according to the fashion of the day for men of his age, in a black coat with a teal of ruffled shirt showing, and a heavy black stock around his collar. – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009