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n. - Large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs.

Usage examples (36)
  • The lapwing is a kind of plover, and is very swift of foot.
  • Kibitz The flycatcher (also called lapwing, pewit, and other names) is an insectivorous bird with an irritating cry.
  • A big kind of lapwing and snipe; but the snipe here were cunning, and got up wild and flew far, so I only got a small bag.
  • Thou green-crested lapwing, thy screaming forbear, for more
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