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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jack·snipe n. Zool. (a) A small European snipe (Limnocryptes gallinula); -- called also judcock, jedcock, juddock, jed, and half snipe. (b) A small American sandpiper (Tringa maculata); -- called also pectoral sandpiper, and grass snipe.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a small short-billed Old World snipe [syn: half snipe, Limnocryptes
      2: American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting
         [syn: pectoral sandpiper, Calidris melanotos]