Pewet
Pewet \Pe"wet\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Pewit}. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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

  • Pewet Island — lies on the south side of the estuary of the River Blackwater in the English county of Essex.Pewet Island is off the hamlet of Bradwell Waterside. It is notable for the presence of the remains of Saxon era timber fishtraps. External links * [http …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Blackwater Estuary — The Blackwater Estuary is the estuary of the Essex River Blackwater in south east England.Oysters have been harvested from the estuary for more than a thousand years and there are remains of Anglo Saxon era fish traps. At the head of the estuary… …   Wikipedia

  • Willoughby Weaving — (Harry) Willoughby Weaving (1885 1977) was a British First World War writer and poet.Willoughby Weaving was the son of Harry Walker Weaving, brewer and farmer, of Pewet House, Abingdon. He entered Abingdon School and Pembroke College, Oxford,… …   Wikipedia

  • Bradwell Waterside — infobox UK place country = England official name= Bradwell Waterside latitude= 51.7329 longitude= 0.8464 os grid reference= TL992077 population = civil parish= shire district= Maldon shire county = Essex region= East of England constituency… …   Wikipedia

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

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