Definition of Dowitchers

1. Noun. (plural of dowitcher) ¹



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Definition of Dowitchers

1. dowitcher [n] - See also: dowitcher

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dowitchers

dowels
dower
dowered
doweries
dowering
dowerless
dowers
dowery
dowf
dowfness
dowie
dowier
dowiest
dowing
dowitcher
dowitchers (current term)
dowl
dowlas
dowlases
dowle
dowles
dowless
dowlne
dowlnes
dowlney
dowls
down
down(a)
down(p)
down-

Literary usage of Dowitchers

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1920)
"The two Long-billed dowitchers under consideration had likely been associated with members of their own kind immediately before the migration which brought ..."

2. Birds of California: An Introduction to More Than Three Hundred Common Birds by Irene Grosvenor Wheelock (1903)
"IN California, the Long-billed dowitchers occur only in the winter, when cold drives ... When resting, the dowitchers huddle together in the tall grass, ..."

3. The Birds of Ohio: A Complete Scientific and Popular Description of the 320 by William Leon Dawson, Lynds Jones (1902)
"The dowitchers pass north rapidly in spring, as those who have important business in hand; but they reappear with their young in July or August, ..."

4. New England Bird Life: Being a Manual of New England Ornithology by Winfrid Alden Stearns, Elliott Coues (1883)
"Mr. Lane, with whom I was staying, says that for the past three years he has seen these birds in company with the dowitchers, and they seem to be increasing ..."

5. A Preliminary Catalog of the Birds of Missouri by Otto Widmann (1907)
"Twenty years ago dowitchers were fairly, though irregularly, common transient visitants in all suitable localities of Missouri. They migrated in nocks, ..."

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