or jack snipe
[ jak-snahyp ]
/ ˈdʒækˌsnaɪp /
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noun, plural (especially collectively) jack·snipe, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) jack·snipes.
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How to use jacksnipe in a sentence
Of course there's the fun of it—the 'pats,' the quail, the jacksnipe, the 'cock.The Adventures of Bobby Orde|Stewart Edward White
In the swamp I found snipe, Scolopax Wilsonii: they call them here jacksnipe.
The flight of the Asiatic jacksnipe is exactly like that of his American brother.The Philippines Past and Present (Volume 2 of 2)|Dean Conant Worcester
British Dictionary definitions for jacksnipe
/ (ˈdʒækˌsnaɪp) /
noun plural -snipe or -snipes
a small Eurasian short-billed snipe, Lymnocryptes minima
any of various similar birds, such as the pectoral sandpiper
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