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Definition of Pewit

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Laughing goose (Zo["o]l.), the European white-fronted goose. Laughing gull. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A common European gull (Xema ridibundus); -- called also pewit, black cap, red-legged gull, and sea crow. (b) An American gull (Larus atricilla). In summer the head is nearly black, the back slate color, and the five outer primaries black. Laughing hyena (Zo["o]l.), the spotted hyena. See Hyena. Laughing jackass (Zo["o]l.), the great brown kingfisher (Dacelo gigas), of Australia; -- called also giant kingfisher, and gogobera. Laughing owl (Zo["o]l.), a peculiar owl (Sceloglaux albifacies) of New Zealand, said to be on the verge of extinction. The name alludes to its notes.
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Pewee Pe"wee, n. [So called from its note.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A common American tyrant flycatcher (Sayornis ph[oe]be, or S. fuscus). Called also pewit, and ph[oe]be. 2. The woodcock. [Local, U.S.] Wood pewee (Zo["o]l.), a bird (Contopus virens) similar to the pewee (See Pewee, 1), but of smaller size.
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Pewit Pe"wit, n. [Prob. of imitative origin; cf. OD. piewit, D. kievit, G. kibitz.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The lapwing. (b) The European black-headed, or laughing, gull (Xema ridibundus). See under Laughing. (c) The pewee. [Written also peevit, peewit, pewet.]

Meaning of Pewit from wikipedia

- media The northern lapwing (Vanellus vanellus), also known as the peewit or pewit, tuit or tew-it, green plover, or (in Britain and Ireland) pyewipe or just...
- Pewit Island is an uninhabited island at the north of Hamford Water off the coast of the English county of Es****. The nearest town is the port of Harwich...
- Pewit Island is a small island located in the north western section of Portsmouth Harbour. Historically it appears to have been connected to the mainland...
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- Pewit's Nest State Natural Area is a nature reserve of Wisconsin, USA, that includes a deep gorge formed during the retreat of the last glacier. Pewit's...
- double-CD Heavy Jazz - Live in Helsinki and Tokyo. His next studio album, Pewit, followed in September 1997. In May 2001 Pekka Pohjola released Views, on...
- Harry Rocks Dorset Osea Island Es**** Outer Trial Bank Lincolnshire Pewit Island Es**** Pewit Island Portsmouth Harbour Piel Island Islands of Furness Pilsey...
- the mainland due to land reclamation. It is also part of HMS Excellent. Pewit Island is a small island located in the north western section of Portsmouth...
- dormitory town for London commuters. In 1908 the first scout patrol, the pewit patrol, was established. After gaining members this patrol formed 1st Horley...
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