May whaap
Maybird May"bird`, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The whimbrel; -- called also {May fowl}, {May curlew}, and {May whaap}. (b) The knot. [Southern U. S.] (c) The bobolink. [1913 Webster]

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  • May curlew — Maybird May bird , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The whimbrel; called also {May fowl}, {May curlew}, and {May whaap}. (b) The knot. [Southern U. S.] (c) The bobolink. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • May fowl — Maybird May bird , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The whimbrel; called also {May fowl}, {May curlew}, and {May whaap}. (b) The knot. [Southern U. S.] (c) The bobolink. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whaap — Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • May whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Maybird — May bird , n. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The whimbrel; called also {May fowl}, {May curlew}, and {May whaap}. (b) The knot. [Southern U. S.] (c) The bobolink. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • awp — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stock whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tang whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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