greyback


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greyback

(ˈɡreɪˌbæk) or

grayback

n
(Animals) any of various animals having a grey back, such as the grey whale and the hooded crow
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Noun1.greyback - `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil Wargreyback - `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Confederate soldier - a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War
2.greyback - a dowitcher with a grey backgreyback - a dowitcher with a grey back  
dowitcher - shorebird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe
3.greyback - a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemispheregreyback - 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
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