from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bird that frequents the sea-shore, the mouths of rivers, and estuaries; a limicoline wading bird, or any member of the Limicolæ: so called in distinction from paludicole wading birds. (See Limicolæ.) Many of these birds are also called bay-birds or bay-snipe.
- n. The river-swallow, sand-martin, of bank-swallow, Cotile or Clivicola riparia.
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