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noun Dialect.
  1. killdeer.
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Examples from the Web for killdee

Historical Examples

  • The Blackfeet names for the killdee and for the big curlew are in imitation of the cry of each bird.

    Jack the Young Trapper

    George Bird Grinnell

  • He ran along before the children as nimbly as a killdee, talking and laughing all the time.

  • The meadow larks call from the pasture, and overhead the killdee pipes his plaintive call.

    Byways Around San Francisco Bay

    William E. Hutchinson