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pewit

  

      n      another name for       lapwing  
     (C13: imitative of the bird's cry)  
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lapwing  
      n   any of several plovers of the genus Vanellus, esp. V. vanellus, typically having a crested head, wattles, and spurs,   (Also called)    green plover, pewit, peewit         
     (C17: altered form of Old English hleapewince plover, from hleapan to leap + wincian to jerk, wink1)  


pewit         
      n      another name for       lapwing  
     (C13: imitative of the bird's cry)  

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peewit, pew, PEI, pewter

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