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See definition of plover on Dictionary.com
  • as inblacksmith
  • as ingame bird

synonyms for plover

  • anvil
  • farrier
  • horseshoer
  • smithy
  • shoer
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How to use plover in a sentence

It is interesting to notice a resemblance between this huge bird and our English wild duck or plover.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Several yellow-legged plover were shot along the banks, but no attempt was made to bag ducks, as it was their breeding season.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
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
The common tern and the greater sand-plover nested on the shingly islands in the river.
MOUNT EVEREST THE RECONNAISSANCE, 1921CHARLES KENNETH HOWARD-BURY
Again the plover's notes, this time in the field immediately behind; repeated, too, in the field on the right hand.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
In a little while a second plover arrives from the field behind; he, too, dances a maze in the air before he settles.
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
We had little doubt of having good sport, for the whole point away to the horizon was teeming with ducks and plover.
HUDSON BAYR.M. BALLANTYNE
The Ringed Plover is another bird which loves the sandy, pebbly margin of the sea.
ON THE SEASHORER. CADWALLADER SMITH
The curious call, from which this plover derives its popular name, is familiar to every resident in India.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
The kildeer-plover, which loves a similar locality, also drops its eggs there, and fills the air above with its din.
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PLOVER

  • anvil
  • farrier
  • horseshoer
  • plover
  • shoer
  • smithy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.