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guinea fowl

Numida meleagris, the domesticated guinea fowl; there are a number of wild species, all in the bird family Numidinae. Pearly green plumage, long, shapely neck, featherless head and neck except where the head has either a crest of feathers or a bony casque, and a characteristic raucous call.

guinea fowl feather louse
Goniodes numidae (guinea fowl feather louse), Lipeurus numidae (slender guinea fowl louse).
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So, year after year, Silas Marner had lived in this solitude, his guineas rising in the iron pot, and his life narrowing and hardening itself more and more into a mere pulsation of desire and satisfaction that had no relation to any other being.
No, Jacob; too soon, too soon," said David, when the guinea had been tasted.
But it was knocked down to him at ten guineas, whereupon he pushed his way towards the bow-window and went out.
The directors voted you three hundred guineas as salvage, and you refused them.
Here's the guinea opinion: Suspect, in this case, the very last person on whom suspicion could possibly fall.
Johnson sent him a guinea, promising to come to him as soon as possible.
The other swept back the guineas into the belt, and put it on again under his waistcoat.
I jumped out of the cabin, and immediately saw, not only the ship, but that it was a Portuguese ship; and, as I thought, was bound to the coast of Guinea, for negroes.
A guinea a-piece, boys-be alive there--bustle about-- there's good fellows.
Fogg took out the twenty guineas he had just won at whist, and handed them to the beggar, saying, "Here, my good woman.
I ask you to accept the post of private physician to this household for the space of one--it may be two months, and I offer you also, as an honorarium, the fee of one thousand guineas.
Mrs Honour departed according to orders, and finding Black George below-stairs, delivered him the purse, which contained sixteen guineas, being, indeed, the whole stock of Sophia; for though her father was very liberal to her, she was much too generous to be rich.