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goatsucker (plural goatsuckers)
- Any bird in the nightjar family Caprimulgidae.
- 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 286:
- "[A]h, that was the woodcock - and the goatsucker - yes, yes! it sounds strange to him, that hasn't heard him[.]"