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Definition of Longshanks
Longshanks Long"shanks`, n. (Zo["o]l.)
longshanksStilt Stilt, n. [OE. stilte; akin to Dan. stylte, Sw. stylta,
LG. & D. stelt, OHG. stelza, G. stelze, and perh. to E.
1. A pole, or piece of wood, constructed with a step or loop
to raise the foot above the ground in walking. It is
sometimes lashed to the leg, and sometimes prolonged
upward so as to be steadied by the hand or arm.
Ambition is but avarice on stilts, and masked.
2. A crutch; also, the handle of a plow. [Prov. Eng.]
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of limicoline birds belonging to
Himantopus and allied genera, in which the legs are
remarkably long and slender. Called also longshanks,
stiltbird, stilt plover, and lawyer.
Note: The American species (Himantopus Mexicanus) is well
known. The European and Asiatic stilt (H. candidus)
is usually white, except the wings and interscapulars,
which are greenish black. The white-headed stilt (H.
leucocephalus) and the banded stilt (Cladorhynchus
pectoralis) are found in Australia.
Stilt plover (Zo["o]l.), the stilt.
Stilt sandpiper (Zo["o]l.), an American sandpiper
(Micropalama himantopus) having long legs. The bill is
somewhat expanded at the tip.
Meaning of Longshanks from wikipedia
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