grayback


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Noun1.Grayback - a dowitcher with a grey backgrayback - a dowitcher with a grey back  
dowitcher - shorebird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
2.Grayback - a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemispheregrayback - a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
sandpiper - any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers
Calidris, genus Calidris - a genus of Scolopacidae
References in classic literature ?
He THINKS he's a Sheol of a farmer; thinks he's old Grayback from Wayback; but between you and me privately he don't know as much about farming as he does about running a kingdom -- still, whatever he talks about, you want to drop your underjaw and listen, the same as if you had never heard such incredible wisdom in all your life before, and were afraid you might die before you got enough of it.
This home on Grayback Drive in Las Vegas is zoned for Theron H & Naomi Goynes Elementary School.
The first attack group, comprised of the Cero (SS-225), Shad (SS-235), and Grayback (SS-208), was not formed until the summer of 1943.
Jake Charlson said his lone sibling - who attended Lifegate Christian School in Eugene - was one class short of graduating from Southern Oregon University in Ashland when he was hired by Grayback Forestry of Merlin as a seasonal firefighter in the summer of 2008.
In one of the other rooms work is going on to create the prosthetics elements of Grayback, a werewolf that will be partspecial effects and part-actor when it eventually comes on to the screen.
Werewolf Fenir Grayback, a new villain, is also seen menacing our heroes.
Spence Dry, the officer in charge, were launched in a minisub from the attack submarine USS Grayback.
Many of these rocks have associated gold deposits; examples include Annie Creek and Richmond Hill in South Dakota, Grayback in Colorado, and Elizabethtown-Baldy in New Mexico.
Though unheard of elsewhere in the Navy at the time, such operations had been routine aboard USS Grayback (SS-574) for more than a decade.
And it was Thursday morning that William, suffering from a concussion and parched with thirst and severe sunburn, stumbled out after four nights in the wilderness - guided down Old Grayback by visions of his parents, of helicopters, of a benevolent fish.
Nov 16 Corvina Truk Islands, Carolines Nov 19 Sculpin Truk (north of) Nov 23 Capelin Celebes, Indonesia 1944 Jan 5 Scorpion Yellow Sea Feb 27 Grayback East China Sea Feb 29 Trout Bonin Islands Mar 26 Tullibee Palau, Carolines Apr 7 Gudgeon Marianas Jun 1 Herring Kurile Islands Jun 14 Golet Off N.
To be specific, he was doing six months in Sublette County Jail in Pinedale, Wyoming, for "de-surveying" a road that Chevron was about to bulldoze into the Grayback Ridge roadless area.