Yellowshins
Yellowshanks Yel"low*shanks`, Yellowshins Yel"low*shins`, n. (Zo["o]l.) See {Yellolegs}. [1913 Webster]

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  • yellowshins — Yellowlegs Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellowshins — noun plural but singular or plural in construction see yellowshanks …   Useful english dictionary

  • stone snipe — Yellowlegs Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tattler — Yellowlegs Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • telltale — Yellowlegs Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellowlegs — Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See {Tattler}, 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yellowshanks — Yel low*shanks , Yellowshins Yel low*shins , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Yellolegs}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellowshanks — Yellowlegs Yel low*legs , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of long legged sandpipers of the genus {Totanus}, in which the legs are bright yellow; called also {stone snipe}, {tattler}, {telltale}, {yellowshanks}; and {yellowshins}. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yellowshanks — noun plural but singular or plural in construction or yellowshins ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ Etymology: yellow (I) + shanks (plural of shank) or shins, plural of shin : yellowlegs …   Useful english dictionary

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