Tirwit
Tirwit Tir"wit, n. [Cf. {Pewit}.] (Zo["o]l.) The lapwing. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
, (Tringa vanellus)


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  • tirwit — † tirwhit, tirwit obs. var. tewhit, lapwing. in Skinner Etymolog. Hence in Phillips, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • tirwit — n. (Ornith.) Lapwing, pewit (Tringa vanellus) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Kibitz, der — Der Kíbitz, des es, plur. die e, ein dreyzehiger Sumpfvogel mit einem kurzen Schnabel, einem Federbusche auf dem Kopfe, einer schwarzen Brust und rothen Füßen; Tringa Vanellus L. weil er bey Bewegung seiner Flügel ein Geräusch wie ein Fächer… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • Terrett — This unusual name is of English locational origin, from the town of Trewhitt in Northumberland, and commonly found as Tyrwhitt , pronounced Tirret or Terrett , in surname form. The placename is first recorded circa 1150 as Tirwit and means the… …   Surnames reference

  • Trewett — Recorded in several spelling forms including Trewhitt, Trewett, and Trewitt, this is an English surname but of pre 7th century Old Norse origins. It is locational, deriving from a place called Trewhitt in the parish of Rothbury, in the county of… …   Surnames reference

  • Trewhitt — Recorded in several spelling forms including Trewhitt, Trewett, and Trewitt, this is an English surname but of pre 7th century Old Norse origins. It is locational, deriving from a place called Trewhitt in the parish of Rothbury, in the county of… …   Surnames reference

  • Truett — Recorded in several modern spelling forms including Tyrwhitt, Truett, and Truitt, this is a surname of English origins. It is locational from a village called Trewhitt in the county of Northumberland. First recorded in the year 1115 as Tirwit,… …   Surnames reference

  • Truitt — Recorded in several modern spelling forms including Tyrwhitt, Truett, and Truitt, this is a surname of English origins. It is locational from a village called Trewhitt in the county of Northumberland. First recorded in the year 1115 as Tirwit,… …   Surnames reference

  • Tyrwhitt — Recorded in several modern spelling forms including Tyrwhitt, Truett, and Truitt, this is a surname of English origins. It is locational from a village called Trewhitt in the county of Northumberland. First recorded in the year 1115 as Tirwit,… …   Surnames reference

  • tirwhit — † tirwhit, tirwit obs. var. tewhit, lapwing. in Skinner Etymolog. Hence in Phillips, etc …   Useful english dictionary

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