from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The common European sheldrake.
  • n. The oyster catcher.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as sheldrake. Also skeeldrake, skeelduck, etc.
  • n. The oyster-catcher, Hæmatopus ostrilegus: a misnomer. See cut under Hæmatopus. C. Swainson.


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