Recent Examples of woodcock from the Web
Hunters can pursue game birds such as ring-necked pheasants, ruffed grouse and American woodcock in guided ‘put-and-take’ style outings, Butz told the Traverse City Record-Eagle .
At 6:53 two American woodcocks lifted off close by, identified by the characteristic whistling sound from their wings.
The eastern third of the state usually holds a surprisingly robust wintering population of woodcock.
The recruitment ratio was 0.5125; 75% of woodcock taken were adults, 25% were juveniles.
Miss Lusk’s woodcock sandwich mixed strained tomatoes and melted cheese, added raw eggs, and slathered the paste between layers of bread (or biscuits).
In the past, woodcock were abundant because there was plenty of young forest.
On the west side of Interstate 65 off 49th Street in Hobart lies a stretch of nature where turtles hatch, woodcocks nest, deer graze and six acres of native prairie plants grow.
In northern Michigan's Benzie County, woodcock hunters will find plenty of public land with the spectacular fall colors in full bloom.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'woodcock.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of woodcock
before 12th century
WOODCOCK Defined for English Language Learners
WOODCOCK Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up woodcock? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).