Definition of Sawbill

1. Noun. Large crested fish-eating diving duck having a slender hooked bill with serrated edges.




Definition of Sawbill

1. n. The merganser.

Definition of Sawbill

1. Noun. (U.K.) the red-breasted merganser. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sawbill

1. a tropical bird [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sawbill

saw logs
saw off
saw palmetto
saw sam sai
saw set
saw sets
saw through
saw tooth
saw wood
sawah
sawahs
sawbellies
sawbelly
sawbench
sawbenches
sawbill (current term)
sawbills
sawblade
sawblades
sawbones
sawboneses
sawbuck
sawbucks
sawder
sawdered
sawdering
sawders
sawdust
sawdust circuit
sawdust doll

Literary usage of Sawbill

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1. Homes Without Hands: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1866)
"... food, and nest—The sawbill and its singular nest —Habits of the sawbill—The BRAZILIAN WOOD NYMPH—Use made of its plumage and its nest—The RUBY AND TOPAZ ..."

2. Strange Dwellings: Being a Description of the Habitations of Animals by John George Wood (1872)
"... and its seed- nest—The WHITE-SIDED HILL STAR—Curious method of suspending its nest—The sawbill and its singular nest—Habits of the sawbill—The BRAZILIAN ..."

3. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1901)
"This property consists of four 80-acre locations situated on a small lake 4 miles northeast of sawbill lake and a mile and a half east of the ..."

4. Report by Ontario Dept. of Mines (1900)
"Its transportation from Bonheur to the head of sawbill lake, a distance of 30 miles, was a serious problem owing to the very bad condition of the roads. ..."

5. Mineral Exhibit of the Province of Ontario by Ontario Dept. of Mines, Thomas W. Gibson (1901)
"107 Auriferous quartz sawbill mine, sawbill lake. 110 Auriferous quartz. ... Gold Winner mine, about 7 miles north of sawbill or 26 miles soutn ot Bonheur ..."

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