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(Encyclopedia) loggerhead: see sea turtle.

Brewer's: Loggerheads

Fall to loggerheads; to squabbling and fisticuffs. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894LoggetLogan A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U?


(Encyclopedia) shrike or butcher bird, predatory songbird found in most parts of the world except Australia and South America. The plumage of the European and North American species is mostly gray,?

Dry Tortugas

(Encyclopedia) Dry Tortugas trto?og?z, island group in the Gulf of Mexico, off S Fla., 60 mi (97 km) W of Key West. Named by the Spanish explorer Ponce de Len in 1513, the islands later became a?

sea turtle

(Encyclopedia) sea turtle, name for several species of large marine turtles found in tropical and subtropical oceans. These turtles are modified for life in the ocean by having flipperlike forelimbs?


(Encyclopedia) turtle, a reptile of the order Chelonia, with strong, beaked, toothless jaws and, usually, an armorlike shell. The shell normally consists of bony plates overlaid with horny shields.?

Brewer's: Logan

or Rocking Stones, for which Corn wall is famous. Pliny tells us of a rock near Harpasa which might be moved with a finger. Ptolemy says the Gygonian rock might be stirred with a stalk of?

Brewer's: Logget

A sweetmeat, a toffy cut into small manchets, a little log of toffy. Common enough in Norfolk. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894LogistillaLoggerheads A B C?

Brewer's: We Three

Did you never see the picture of ?We Three? ? asks Sir Andrew Aguecheek- not meaning himself, Sir Toby Belch, and the clown, but referring to a public-?