Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The pintail duck.
  • n. The pintail grouse, or prairie chicken.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The pintail duck.
  • n. The pintail grouse, or prairie chicken.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The sharp-tailed grouse. See Pediœcetes.
  • n. One of the many synallaxine birds of South America. See Synallaxinæ.
  • n. The pintail duck, Dafila acuta.

Etymologies

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sharp +‎ tail

Examples

  • Eaton hunts Cape Buffalo in Africa, sharptail grouse in Montana and woodcock in New Brunswick with his.

    Arm Candy

  • Following a pheasant and sharptail grouse hunting trip in Montana a few years ago, my friend and I checked our shotguns and lugggage without any problems at the Great Falls Airport.

    Flying with Guns

  • My last wild pheasant and sharptail grouse hunt was on mostly CRP land in Montana.

    Rethinking Pheasant Loads

  • While swinging this gun as if tracking a sharptail, I was told not to drop it.

    If You Really Want to Feel Bad ...

  • Last Friday some co-workers and I went sharptail/praire chicken hunting and I went 3 for 4.

    Feathers vs Clay

  • I noticed the tracks in the snow and the comings and goings of the sharptail grouse and the gray partridge.

    A warm day....

  • Three sets of prints in the snow: sharptail grouse, man, and tractor.

    A warm day....

  • With either a diamond willow walking staff or an old ski pole in my left hand, and a firearm in my right, I managed in 2007 to shoot a Shiras bull moose, a whitetail, pronghorn, six pheasant roosters, two mallard drakes, two Canada honkers and a sharptail.

    2007: A Look Back in Anger

  • Farm game population increased in trials at Riley; Study response of prairie chickens and sharptail grouse to fall and winter feeding.

    Aldo Leopold (Complete Bibliography)

  • Lodge owner Bob Tinker, in his worn hat and duster, was the picture of a cowboy bird guide, and a pair of his setters ranged ahead of the horses, sifting the air for the faintest whiff of a sharptail grouse or prairie chicken.

    The Six Best (Wild) Bird Hunting Lodges in North America

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