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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The nightjar: same as grinder, 3.
  • noun A name given in the British West Indies and Guiana to any cicada.
  • noun An Australian flycatcher, Seisura in-quieta, so called from its peculiar whirring note: known also as the dishwasher.

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