Hickwall
Hickwall Hick"wall`, Hickway Hick"way`, n. [OE., also hyghwhele, highawe.] The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}) of Europe. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • hickwall — Tapper Tap per, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}); called also {tapperer}, {tabberer}, {little wood pie}, {barred woodpecker}, {wood tapper}, {hickwall}, and {pump borer}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hickwall — /hik wawl /, n. Brit. Dial. any of certain European woodpeckers, esp. the green woodpecker. [1400 50; late ME hygh whele, orig. imit.] * * * …   Universalium

  • hickwall — hick·wall …   English syllables

  • hickwall — ˈhiˌkwȯl noun Etymology: Middle English hygh whele, probably of imitative origin dialect England : green woodpecker …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dendrocopus minor — Hickwall Hick wall , Hickway Hick way , n. [OE., also hyghwhele, highawe.] The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}) of Europe. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hickway — Hickwall Hick wall , Hickway Hick way , n. [OE., also hyghwhele, highawe.] The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}) of Europe. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • barred woodpecker — Tapper Tap per, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}); called also {tapperer}, {tabberer}, {little wood pie}, {barred woodpecker}, {wood tapper}, {hickwall}, and {pump borer}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dendrocopus minor — Tapper Tap per, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}); called also {tapperer}, {tabberer}, {little wood pie}, {barred woodpecker}, {wood tapper}, {hickwall}, and {pump borer}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hewhole — Hew hole , n. [Cf. {Hickwall}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The European green woodpecker. See {Yaffle}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • little wood pie — Tapper Tap per, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The lesser spotted woodpecker ({Dendrocopus minor}); called also {tapperer}, {tabberer}, {little wood pie}, {barred woodpecker}, {wood tapper}, {hickwall}, and {pump borer}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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