from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative spelling of greyback.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

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


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