curlew curlew

Definition(s):

  • (n) large migratory shorebirds of the sandpiper family; closely related to woodcocks but having a down-curved bill

Usage(s):

  1. However, the curlew has been fading out for yearseven before pesticides.
  2. People automatically lose themselves in wordless reverence at the sight of a curlew or a silver cloud of anchovies or at the mournful wail of howler monkeys.

News

  • Curlew Lake fireworks rescheduled to Friday

    REPUBLIC - A truck break-down led organizers to reschedule the Curlew Lake fireworks show to this evening, July 5. Organizer Bobbi Weller said the fireworks supplier contacted the Republic Chamber of Commerce on Independence Day to say its truck had broken down en route to the show.
    on July 5, 2013     Source: The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle

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