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Usage examples for teal

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
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