- the spotted sandpiper.
Origin of peetweet
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Every bird that flies had come to the Father, but the peetweet had come last because he was lazy.The Book of Nature Myths
But Peetweet complained of burning thirst and drank recklessly.
Yan would rather have had Sam along, but that couldn't be, and Peetweet proved a good fellow, though rather slow.
After two miles of this Peetweet wanted to go back, but was scornfully suppressed by Little Beaver.
Peetweet was much upset by this, not on account of fire now, but in case they should be out all night.
- US another name for the spotted sandpiper
C19: imitative of its cry
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