Speight Speight, n. [G. specht, probably akin to L. picus: cf. D. specht. [root]169. See {Pie} a magpie.] (Zo["o]l.) A woodpecker; -- called also {specht}, {spekt}, {spight}. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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