timberdoodle

noun
tim·​ber·​doo·​dle | \ˌtim-bər-ˈdü-dᵊl \

Definition of timberdoodle 

: the North American woodcock

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Seconds later Gypsy led us to the bird and Ramus picked up the first timberdoodle of his hunting life. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: National hunt takes pulse of ruffed grouse, woodcock populations," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of timberdoodle

1856, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for timberdoodle

timber entry 1 + doodle cock

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