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synonyms for curlew

  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • sandpiper
  • snipe
  • wild turkey
  • wildfowl
  • woodcock
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How to use curlew in a sentence

A low call came from a brooding curlew, a faint sigh from a plover, and the wild rasping cry of a lapwing greeted them overhead.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
More than once at night the cry of migrating waders was heard, curlew being unmistakable, and (I think) bar-tailed godwit.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
"The Curlew" dashed forward, rising and falling with the swells.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
It was at once set; and "The Curlew" started on in the wake of the shower.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
It ain't as if 'The Curlew' was loaded down, and lay low in the water.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
Unfortunately the stern of the Curlew sank suddenly under the influence of a receding wave of unusual proportions.
RALPH GRANGER'S FORTUNESWILLIAM PERRY BROWN
Fill the lake with wild-fowl;Fill the marsh with snipe; While on dreary moorlandsLonely curlew pipe.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
At the fall of the evening the wild note of the curlew sounds with piercing cadence.
RIVERS OF GREAT BRITAIN. THE THAMES, FROM SOURCE TO SEA.ANONYMOUS
The glossy ibis is often called bronze curlew, but this is a bad misnomer, as they are in no way related to the curlew.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
The willet, or stone curlew as it is sometimes called, is a resident species, breeding from Washington to Mexico.
GAME BIRDS AND GAME FISHES OF THE PACIFIC COASTHARRY THOM PAYNE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CURLEW

  • curlew
  • grouse
  • partridge
  • pheasant
  • plover
  • quail
  • sandpiper
  • snipe
  • wild turkey
  • wildfowl
  • woodcock
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.