Rallus scepitans
Clapper Clap"per, n. 1. A person who claps. [1913 Webster]

2. That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of {Bell}. [1913 Webster]

{Clapper rail} (Zo["o]l.), an Americam species of rail ({Rallus scepitans}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Clapper — Clap per, n. 1. A person who claps. [1913 Webster] 2. That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of {Bell}. [1913 Webster] {Clapper rail} (Zo[ o]l.), an Americam species …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clapper rail — Clapper Clap per, n. 1. A person who claps. [1913 Webster] 2. That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of {Bell}. [1913 Webster] {Clapper rail} (Zo[ o]l.), an Americam …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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