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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The curlew.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A South American dendrocolaptine bird of the genus Xiphorhynchus, as X. procurvus or X. trochilirostris: so called from the shape of the bill. See cut in next column.
  • n. A curlew: same as sickle-bill. Sportsman's Gazetteer.


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