Dottrel \Dot"trel\, n. (Zo["o]l.) See {Dotterel}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • dottrel — noun see dotterel * * * dottrel see dotterel …   Useful english dictionary

  • dottrel — n. European bird of the plover family; dupe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dottrel — dot·trel …   English syllables

  • dottrel —   n. several kinds of plover, including ringed plover …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • dotterel — /dot euhr euhl/, n. 1. any of several plovers usually inhabiting upland areas, esp. Eudromias morinellus, of Europe and Asia. 2. Brit. Dial. a silly, stupid person, esp. one who is easily duped. Also, dottrel /do treuhl/. [1400 50; late ME… …   Universalium

  • Abbatiale Saint-Pierre de Corbie — actuelle Présentation Culte Catholique romain Type Abbaye …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dotterel — /ˈdɒtərəl / (say dotuhruhl) noun 1. any of a number of small, wading birds of the family Charadriidae frequenting seashores and open marshy areas, widely distributed and often migratory, as the red kneed dotterel, Erythrogonys cinctus, of… …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”