Sea snipe
Sea snipe Sea" snipe` (Zo["o]l.) (a) A sandpiper, as the knot and dunlin. (b) The bellows fish. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sea snipe — Snipe Snipe, n. [OE. snipe; akin to D. snep, snip, LG. sneppe, snippe, G. schnepfe, Icel. sn[=i]pa (in comp.), Dan. sneppe, Sw. sn[ a]ppa a sanpiper, and possibly to E. snap. See {Snap}, {Snaffle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of… …   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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  • Snipe — Snipe, n. [OE. snipe; akin to D. snep, snip, LG. sneppe, snippe, G. schnepfe, Icel. sn[=i]pa (in comp.), Dan. sneppe, Sw. sn[ a]ppa a sanpiper, and possibly to E. snap. See {Snap}, {Snaffle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snipe hawk — Snipe Snipe, n. [OE. snipe; akin to D. snep, snip, LG. sneppe, snippe, G. schnepfe, Icel. sn[=i]pa (in comp.), Dan. sneppe, Sw. sn[ a]ppa a sanpiper, and possibly to E. snap. See {Snap}, {Snaffle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • sea crayfish — 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 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

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