tang whaup
Whimbrel Whim"brel, n. [Cf. {Whimper}.] (Zo["o]l) Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the European species (Numenius ph[ae]opus), called also {Jack curlew}, {half curlew}, {stone curlew}, and {tang whaup}. See Illustration in {Appendix}. [1913 Webster]

{Hudsonian} or, {Eskimo}, {whimbreal}, the Hudsonian curlew. [1913 Webster]


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  • tang whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • great whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • May whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stock whaup — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • awp — Whaap Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whaap — Whaap, n. [So called from one of its notes.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The European curlew; called also {awp}, {whaup}, {great whaup}, and {stock whaup}. (b) The whimbrel; called also {May whaup}, {little whaup}, and {tang whaup}. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eskimo — Whimbrel Whim brel, n. [Cf. {Whimper}.] (Zo[ o]l) Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the European species (Numenius ph[ae]opus), called also {Jack curlew}, {half curlew}, {stone curlew}, and {tang whaup}. See Illustration in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half curlew — Whimbrel Whim brel, n. [Cf. {Whimper}.] (Zo[ o]l) Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the European species (Numenius ph[ae]opus), called also {Jack curlew}, {half curlew}, {stone curlew}, and {tang whaup}. See Illustration in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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