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Definition of "stork" [stork]

  • Any of various large wading birds of the family Ciconiidae, chiefly of the Eastern Hemisphere, having long legs and a long straight bill. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stork" in a sentence
  • "In Denmark, however, the stork is not a welcome guest and so this would be considered appropriate alternative housing."
  • "Sue Dickenson's comment about the stork is priceless."
  • "There's food in the bucket, because he loves food so much, and … he keeps his food in the basement, and he's coming up to answer the door because the stork is knocking at it and beseeching him to be a hero."