skitty cock
Skitty Skit"ty, n. [Cf. {Skittish}.] (Zo["o]l.) A rail; as, the water rail (called also {skitty cock}, and {skitty coot}); the spotted crake ({Porzana maruetta}), and the moor hen. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Skitty — Skit ty, n. [Cf. {Skittish}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A rail; as, the water rail (called also {skitty cock}, and {skitty coot}); the spotted crake ({Porzana maruetta}), and the moor hen. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • skitty coot — Skitty Skit ty, n. [Cf. {Skittish}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A rail; as, the water rail (called also {skitty cock}, and {skitty coot}); the spotted crake ({Porzana maruetta}), and the moor hen. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porzana maruetta — Skitty Skit ty, n. [Cf. {Skittish}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A rail; as, the water rail (called also {skitty cock}, and {skitty coot}); the spotted crake ({Porzana maruetta}), and the moor hen. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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