Sea sandpiper
Sea sandpiper Sea" sand"pi`per (Zo["o]l.) The purple sandpiper. [1913 Webster]

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  • sea trout — Rock Rock, n. [OF. roke, F. roche; cf. Armor. roc h, and AS. rocc.] 1. A large concreted mass of stony material; a large fixed stone or crag. See {Stone}. [1913 Webster] Come one, come all! this rock shall fly From its firm base as soon as I. Sir …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sea snipe — noun 1. : phalarope; broadly : any of various shore birds 2. : bellows fish 1 * * * sea snipe noun The sandpiper • • • Main Entry: ↑sea …   Useful english dictionary

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