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- n. the European green woodpecker, Picus viridis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The European green woodpecker (Picus viridis syn. Genius viridis). It is noted for its loud laughlike note. Called also eccle, hewhole, highhoe, laughing bird, popinjay, rain bird, yaffil, yaffler, yaffingale, yappingale, yackel, and woodhack.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The green woodpecker, Gecinus viridis: from its loud laughing notes. Also yaffil, yaffler, yaffingale. See cut under popinjay.
- n. An armful.
- n. A pile of codfish to be carried from the flakes to the storehouse.
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