n.1.(Zool.) The American woodcock; - so called from its feeding among the bogs.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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You've got to love a bird with monikers such as timberdoodle and bogsucker. It is most commonly known as the American woodcock and, each spring, it goes through its unusual mating ritual.
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