Definition of Bluewings

1. Noun. (plural of bluewing) ¹



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Definition of Bluewings

1. bluewing [n] - See also: bluewing

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bluewings

bluetongue virus
bluetongues
bluets
bluette
bluettes
blueward
bluewards
bluewash
bluewashed
bluewashes
bluewashing
bluewater
blueweed
blueweeds
bluewing
bluewings (current term)
bluewood
bluewoods
bluey
blueys
bluff
bluff-bowed
bluff-headed
bluff catcher
bluff catchers
bluff out
bluffable
bluffed
bluffer
bluffers

Literary usage of Bluewings

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1. Tales of Duck and Goose Shooting: Being Duck and Goose Hunting Narratives by John Baptiste de Macklot Thompson (1916)
"And ordinarily such a thing would not be thought of, but the craving to hold a twenty on fast- flying bluewings after an entire season's abstinence is ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"... but the character from which the name is derived is, after all, that which chiefly distinguishes the bluewings, and never fails to arrest attention. ..."

3. Letters on Sport in Eastern Bengal by Frank B. Simson (1886)
"... and afterwards when we were in boats and got among the bluewings, he cut them down in long strings. So with his assistance and the Calcutta ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1876)
"In Jamaica Mr. March says he has never seen the " bluewings " earlier than November, and that they again appear in full summer-plumage in March and April on ..."

5. Jist Huntin': Tales of the Forest, Field and Stream by John Baptiste de Macklot Thompson (1921)
"Species mingled with species, and pintails, bluewings and other ducks that naturalists never associated together and were further on their year's Southern ..."

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