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- n. The American woodcock.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The American woodcock; -- so called from its feeding among the bogs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name of the woodcock of North America, Philohela minor.
bog + sucker, from its habit of feeding among bogs. (Wiktionary)