Examples from the Web for lapwing
The lapwing escaped unhurt, and flew screaming into the air, but Selta held to the hawk till we ran up and helped her.The Pilots of Pomona|Robert Leighton
You resemble the lapwing, who crieth most where her nest is not.The Ornithology of Shakespeare|James Edmund Harting
Horatio (Hamlet, v. 2) says of Osric: This lapwing runs away with the shell on his head.Folk-lore of Shakespeare|Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer
Up in the heather the lapwing flew about flapping her wings.Tales of Two Countries|Alexander Kielland
In some of them the hind toe, which has already ceased to have any function in the lapwing, is wholly wanting.