dowitcher

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dow·itch·er

noun \ˈda-i-chər\
plural dowitchers also dowitcher

Definition of 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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