ETYM Dutch jol; akin to LG. and Dan. jolle, Swed. julle. Related to Jolly-boat.
Ship's small rowing-boat; small sailing vessel with from one to three lugsails; small fore-and-aft rigged vessel with mizzen-mast abaft rudder post.
Ship's small boat; sailboat carrying mainsail and one or more jibs.
1. A ship's small boat (usually rowed by 4 or 6 oars).
2. A two-masted sailing vessel.
ETYM Old Eng. snipe; akin to Dutch snep, snip, LG. sneppe, snippe, German schnepfe, Icel. snîpa (in comp.), Dan. sneppe, Swed. snäppa a sanpiper, and possibly to Eng. snap. Related to Snap, Snaffle.
Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks.
European marsh bird of the family Scolopacidae, order Charadriiformes; species include common snipe Gallinago gallinago and the rare great snipe G. media, of which the males hold spring gatherings to show their prowess. It is closely related to the woodcock.
Množina reči weather-blate je weather-blates.
Množina reči weather-bleat je weather-bleats.
winter snipe / ˈwɪntər ˈsnaɪp /
Množina reči winter snipe je winter snipes.
woodcock / wʊdkɑːk /
Množina reči woodcock je woodcocks.
ETYM AS. wuducoc.
Either of two species of wading birds, genus Scolopax, of the family Scolopacidae, which have barred plumage, long bills, and live in wet woodland areas.
The American woodcock S. minor, about 28 cm/11 in long, is shortlegged and short-necked, with a long, straight bill. It nests in moist woodlands and thickets throughout E North America. The Eurasian woodcock S. rusticola, somewhat larger, is similar in appearance and habits.
Game bird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe.