half curlew


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whimbrel \Whim"brel\, n. [Cf. Whimper.] (Zool.)
   Any one of several species of small curlews, especially the
   European species (Numenius phaeopus), called also {Jack
   curlew}, half curlew, stone curlew, and tang whaup. See
   Illustration in Appendix.
   [1913 Webster]

   Hudsonian or, Eskimo, whimbreal, the Hudsonian curlew.
      [1913 Webster]
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