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Cygnet may refer to several ships : a ship with which George Strickland Kingston arrived in South Australia in 1836 a privateer ship captained by Charles Swan (?-1690) and with which William Dampier explored the coastline of Western Australia in 1688 and ...
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS ▪ A pair of swans cruised, with cygnets, and swallows were zipping to and fro above the water. ▪ Next stop Goring, with plenty more unsuspecting cygnets to find along the way. ▪ This cygnet has a broken leg.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Cygnet \Cyg"net\ (s[i^]g"n[e^]t), n. [Dim. of F. cygne swan, L. cycnus. cygnus, fr. Gr. ky`klos: but F. cygne seems to be an etymological spelling of OF. cisne, fr. LL. cecinus, cicinus, perh. ultimately also fr. Gr. ky`klos.] (Zo["o]l.) A young swan. --Shak. ...
Usage examples of cygnet.
So the Cygnet, when they were all fighting, tricked her into looking at her reflection in the full moon.
The Cygnet, its broad wings spanning the sky at an angle, gazed with a frosty eye over its realm.
Bear chased Cygnet all over the sky, roaring fire at it, protecting Dancer.
But the Cygnet stayed just ahead, until Fire Bear held no more fire, only that one last red star in its belly.
She dealt death with her eyes until the Cygnet tricked her into gazing at her reflection in the full moon and she blinded herself.
We all stopped to watch it: long lines of riders in black, with other riders in fine, airy colors between them, and the Cygnet on a pennant as long as a furrow, flying like a black flame over them all.
Delta onto the frozen peak of the world, to free the Dancer and ask her a question that might end his search, and then, with Tiel safe, to close his eyes and hope that the heart of the Cygnet and the heart of Ro Holding had no more to do with one another than a random pattern of stars had to do with a smallfolk rhyme.
The Cygnet, black and silver within a ring of silver, flew around her and settled at her back.
After a moment, the Cygnet moved across her mind, the black swan flying against a circle of white.
Chrysom had built on the curving shore of Wolfe Sea was a great, shining wheel of seven towers circling the high black tower above which the Cygnet flew on a pennant furling and unfurling, by day and night.
He wore the Cygnet at both wrists and over his heart, though on him they were apt to fly haphazardly, rucked up over his forearms, or half-hidden under a sheepskin vest.
The vast banner of Ro Holding hung behind the dais, hiding the door, so fragile and old that black swan melted into blue-black night, and only the tarnished threads depicting the stars of the Cygnet in flight seemed to hold the darkness together.
Meguet chose a sword from the wall of ceremonial swords forged for each Holder, and then held the Cygnet away from the wall until, bending, Hew had carried the fire safely through the small door.
Through the white fire that flooded the crystal, the black Cygnet flew, imprinting itself in her eye, in her mind.
There was only a shadow slanting across the ceiling, which the busy torchlight searched and shaped into the Cygnet in flight.