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  • noun Plural form of woodhen.

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  • All Answers from ETangler wrote 51 weeks 5 days ago woodhens in the fall.

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    What is your favorite animal to hunt and when?

  • We were much pestered here with weekas (woodhens) who carried off most of our food which was not securely covered by night.

    Five Years in New Zealand 1859 to 1864

  • There was the clear starlit sky, the rushing river, and the stunted trees on the mountain-side; the woodhens cried, and the "more-pork" hooted out her two monotonous notes exactly as they had done years since; one moment, and time had so flown backwards that youth came bounding back to him with the return of his youth's surroundings; the next, and the intervening twenty years -- most of them grim ones -- rose up mockingly before him, and the buoyancy of hope yielded to the despondency of admitted failure.

    Erewhon Revisited

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