willy-wicket

noun

wil·​ly-wick·​et
ˈwiliˌwikə̇t
dialectal, British
: a common Eurasian sandpiper (Tringa hypoleucos) that is dark olive brown above and has largely white underparts

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“Willy-wicket.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/willy-wicket. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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