Definition of Godwits

1. Noun. (plural of godwit) ¹



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Definition of Godwits

1. godwit [n] - See also: godwit

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Godwits

godship
godships
godsib
godsibs
godsister
godsisters
godso
godson
godsons
godsos
godspeeds
godward
godwards
godwink
godwit
godwits (current term)
goe
goedkenite
goel
goeland
goelands
goels
goemin
goers
goes
goes-around
goes Dutch
goes back
goes bad

Literary usage of Godwits

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1. Rambles in North-western America: From the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky by John Mortimer Murphy (1879)
"... curlews, godwits, and pigeons. Fwh.—Abundance of trout, and the different species of the family —Other fresh-water fauna tit for angling purposes—The ..."

2. The Natural History of the Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. by William Jardine (1842)
"godwits. WITH the last we entered into a race of ... The godwits, Limosa, frequent the open coasts during winter, and breed in inland marshes, ..."

3. Catalogue of the Cases of Birds in the Dyke Road Museum, Brighton: Giving a by Edward Thomas Booth (1901)
"The godwits are here shown in the intermediate state between winter and summer ... Years ago the arrival of the " May-birds," as these godwits were called, ..."

4. Australia, from Port Macquarie to Moreton Bay: With Descriptions of the by Clement Hodgkinson (1845)
"... Swans—Curious method of chasing them in a boat—Pelicans—Quantity of oil contained in them—Divers, godwits, and Red-bills—Swamp Pheasants, Lyre-birds, ..."

5. Rambles Among the Hills in the Peak of Derbyshire, and the South Downs by Louis John Jennings (1880)
"godwits and Redshanks.—To Poynings over the Downs.—The Devil's Dyke.—A Village out-at-elbows. —The British " Harry " out for a Holiday. ..."

6. The Natural History of Ireland by William Thompson, James R. Garrett, George Dickie (1850)
"At a different part of the shore on the same day, thirty-one godwits were killed by two persons shooting in company, a number which would probably have been ..."

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