Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The Bartramian sandpiper. J. J. Audubon. [New Orleans, Louisiana.]

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  • Birds flew hither and thither (the names of every one of which Xavier knew), -- the whistling papabot, the mournful bittern (garde-soleil), and the night-heron

    The Crossing

  • Birds flew hither and thither (the names of every one of which Xavier knew), -- the whistling papabot, the mournful bittern (garde-soleil), and the night-heron (grosbeck), who stood like a sentinel on the points.

    The Crossing

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