from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The knot or red-breasted sandpiper, Tringa canutus.
  • noun The gray snipe.
  • noun The common body-louse, Pediculus vestimenti.
  • noun The dab, a fish.
  • noun The California gray whale, Rhachianectes glaucus.
  • noun The red-headed duck or American pochard, Fuligula americana.
  • noun The black-headed or American scaup duck, Fuligula marila nearctica.
  • noun A Confederate soldier during the American civil war; a graycoat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The California gray whale.
  • noun The redbreasted sandpiper or knot.
  • noun The dowitcher.
  • noun The body louse.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of greyback.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
  • noun a dowitcher with a grey back


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