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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family.

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  • Except these, the plover and the curlew are the only inhabitants until you come to the Chesterfield high road.
  • The curlew is a bird my father used to see a lot but these days not so much, we occasionally see small flocks near home now - they seem common here which makes me happy.
  • There are vast quantities of prickly pears, and myriads of grasshoppers, which afford food for a species of curlew which is in great numbers in the plain.
  • A curlew is a kind of bird. for more
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