Definition of dowitcher
plural dowitchers also dowitcher
: any of several long-billed wading birds (especially Limnodromus griseus and L. scolopaceus of the family Scolopacidae) related to the sandpipers
Origin of dowitcher
probably of Iroquoian origin; akin to Oneida tawístawis dowitcher
First Known Use: 1841
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