[ hik-wawl ]
/ ˈhɪkˌwɔl /
noun British Dialect.
any of certain European woodpeckers, especially the green woodpecker.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of hickwall
First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English hygh-whele, imitative of the sound
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