How to use peewit in a sentence
Their articulations are not so loud as the crow of the blackcock, the clamour of the peewit, or the call of the grouse.
The only sound beside that of running water is the cry of the grouse, the blackcock, or the peewit.
They had met, and included in their meeting the thrust of the manifold grass stems, the cry of the peewit, the wheel of the stars.Sons and Lovers | David Herbert Lawrence
By which I do not mean that no peewit is ever taken by a peregrine.The Art and Practice of Hawking | Edward B. Michell
The peewit chirped, "He that hath no mercy for others, shall find none for himself."Figures of Earth | James Branch Cabell
British Dictionary definitions for peewit
another name for lapwing
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