weet-weet

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See also: weet weet

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

So called from its piping cry when disturbed.

Noun[edit]

weet-weet (plural weet-weets)

  1. (Britain, dialect) The common European sandpiper.
  2. (Britain, dialect) The chaffinch.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for weet-weet in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)