from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird, the stilt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The stilt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A long-legged person.
  • n. A bird of the genus Himantopus; a stilt.


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  • Really? Wonder whether they're connected in some way?

    December 9, 2007

  • Also a nickname for Edward I. ;)

    December 8, 2007

  • Obsolete nickname for the Black-Necked Stilt. Also see lawyer bird.

    December 7, 2007