Peevit
Peevit \Pee"vit\, Peewit \Pee"wit\, n. (Zo["o]l.) See {Pewit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • peevit — Pewit Pe wit, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black headed, or laughing, gull ({Xema ridibundus}). See under {Laughing}. (c) The pewee. [Written also {peevit},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peevit — variant of pewit …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peewit — Peevit Pee vit, Peewit Pee wit, n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Pewit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peewit — Pewit Pe wit, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black headed, or laughing, gull ({Xema ridibundus}). See under {Laughing}. (c) The pewee. [Written also {peevit},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pewet — Pewit Pe wit, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black headed, or laughing, gull ({Xema ridibundus}). See under {Laughing}. (c) The pewee. [Written also {peevit},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pewit — Pe wit, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black headed, or laughing, gull ({Xema ridibundus}). See under {Laughing}. (c) The pewee. [Written also {peevit}, {peewit} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Xema ridibundus — Pewit Pe wit, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black headed, or laughing, gull ({Xema ridibundus}). See under {Laughing}. (c) The pewee. [Written also {peevit},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pewit — n. [Written also Pewet and Peevit.] Lapwing, green plover, bastard plover, wype (Tringa vanellus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

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