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Woodcock

Wood´cock`
n.1.
1.(Zool.) Any one of several species of long-billed limicoline birds belonging to the genera Scolopax and Philohela. They are mostly nocturnal in their habits, and are highly esteemed as game birds.
2.Fig.: A simpleton.
If I loved you not, I would laugh at you, and see you
Run your neck into the noose, and cry, "A woodcock!"
- Beau. & Fl.
Little woodcock
a - The common American snipe.
b - The European snipe.
Sea woodcock fish
the bellows fish.
Woodcock owl
the short-eared owl (Asio brachyotus).
Woodcock shell
the shell of certain mollusks of the genus Murex, having a very long canal, with or without spines.
Woodcock snipe
See under Snipe.
Noun1.woodcock - game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
American woodcock, Eurasian woodcock, limicoline bird, Philohela minor, Scolopax rusticola, shore bird, shorebird, woodcock snipe
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Woodbine
woodborer
Woodbury
Woodbury-type
woodcarver
woodcarving
Woodchat
Woodchuck
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Woodcock owl
Woodcock shell
woodcock snipe
Woodcracker
Woodcraft
woodcreeper
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Woodcutter
Woodcutting
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Wooden
Wooden Horse
wooden leg
wooden pear
wooden shoe
wooden spoon
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