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noun as in blacksmith

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noun as in game bird

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It is interesting to notice a resemblance between this huge bird and our English wild duck or plover.

Several yellow-legged plover were shot along the banks, but no attempt was made to bag ducks, as it was their breeding season.

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 common tern and the greater sand-plover nested on the shingly islands in the river.

Again the plover's notes, this time in the field immediately behind; repeated, too, in the field on the right hand.


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On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to plover, such as: anvil, farrier, horseshoer, smithy, and shoer.

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