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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