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See definition of peckers on Dictionary.com
  • as inbeak
  • as inbill

synonyms for peckers

  • snout
  • bill
  • mandible
  • muzzle
  • neb
  • nib
  • nozzle
  • pecker
  • proboscis
  • projection
  • prow
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How to use peckers in a sentence

It wasn't your fault, only your instinct, so I quite forgive you; but no wonder the peckers wear better than the pecked.
UNCLE SILASJ. S. LEFANU
The wood-peckers run up and around the trunks, tapping from time to time with their powerful bill.
RAMBLES OF A NATURALISTJOHN D. GODMAN
The fourth sort of these Wood-peckers, is a black and white speckled, or mottled; the finest I ever saw.
A NEW VOYAGE TO CAROLINAJOHN LAWSON
The larks are much larger than those of England; but the most common birds are wood-peckers, of many sorts.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVARIOUS
The woods were bare as yet, though filled with pigeons and squirrels and wood-peckers.
THE KENTUCKY WARBLERJAMES LANE ALLEN
Harras watched them attentively for some time and I told him the names of the birds—they were jays and wood-peckers.
LOLAHENNY KINDERMANN
Nut-hatches and wood-peckers ran gayly up the warming trunks of the trees.
THE BLAZED TRAILSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
At first we was glum; but we got our peckers up, as a family is bound to do when they comes together.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
Then heard Sigurd the wood-peckers a-singing, even as the song says.
THE STORY OF THE VOLSUNGS, (VOLSUNGA SAGA)ANONYMOUS
No one knows how it started—perhaps the wood-peckers could tell you—but rain had certainly finished its excavation.
"WEE TIM'ROUS BEASTIES"DOUGLAS ENGLISH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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