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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe.

Usage examples (35)
  • “These little brown snipe you call woodcock, ” he began; “we bagged nine brace, d’you see?
  • The woodcock is a melancholy bird, and somewhat misanthropic.
  • (A bird called the woodcock, with 360-degree vision, would be good at it.)
  • The woodcock is a very handsome bird with its dark mottled brown plumage, long bill, and large, full, black eyes. for more
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