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How to use pewit in a sentence
I distinctly remembered firing it at a pewit an hour before, for Edmee had wanted to examine the bird's plumage.Mauprat|George Sand
On the 7th, we saw a curlieu and a pewit, and on the 9th we caught a land-bird, very much resembling a starling.
One of the first birds I saw, and one of the most puzzling, was the lapwing or pewit.Fresh Fields|John Burroughs
In his best days, as he records in one of his letters, it was said of him that he “tripped like a pewit.”The Art of Letters|Robert Lynd
Now and then I caught the cry of a pewit, or saw a snipe glance up from his bed; but mainly I was busied about the mare.The Splendid Spur|Arthur T. Quiller Couch