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pe·wit

also pee·wit  (pē′wĭt′, pyo͞o′ĭt)
[Imitative of its call.]

pewit

(ˈpiːwɪt)
n
(Animals) another name for lapwing
[C13: imitative of the bird's cry]

pe•wit

or pee•wit

(ˈpi wɪt, ˈpyu ɪt)

n.
the lapwing, Vanellus vanellus.
[1520–30; imitative]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pewit - small black-headed European gullpewit - small black-headed European gull  
sea gull, seagull, gull - mostly white aquatic bird having long pointed wings and short legs
genus Larus, Larus - type genus of the Laridae
2.pewit - large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurspewit - large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs
plover - any of numerous chiefly shorebirds of relatively compact build having straight bills and large pointed wings; closely related to the sandpipers
genus Vanellus, Vanellus - Eurasian lapwings
3.pewit - small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North Americapewit - small olive-colored woodland flycatchers of eastern North America
New World flycatcher, tyrant bird, tyrant flycatcher, flycatcher - large American birds that characteristically catch insects on the wing
Contopus sordidulus, western wood pewee - small flycatcher of western North America
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HUNSTERSON: Agent Colin Bowen, Bower Edleston Architects, has put forward a single replacement dwelling and double garage with ancillary stables and menage and a change of use of agricultural land to equestrian at Pewit Hall Cottages, Pewit Lane.
Simon piloted Johanna Buckley's Pewit Dezesseis, a seven-year-old British bred by Je T'aime Flamenco, through the finish line in 44.61 seconds.
If she shared South Weald and Havering, Their acres, the two brooks running between, Paine's Brook and Weald Brook, With pewit, woodpecker, swan and rook, She would be no richer than the queen Who once on a time sat in Havering Bower Alone, with the shadows, pleasure and power.
(41.) For examples, see "Poesy A Maying" (MP 4:200-204, 24-25), "Shadows of Taste" (MP 3:303-10, 9-10), "Pewit's Nest" (MP 3:472-73, 22-23), "The Thrushes Nest" (MP 4:186-87, 1-3), "Summer Evening (MP4:147, 8-9).
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One Shabbat he came to my shul and chanted Torah, and as I listened to him, I sat frozen in the pewit was the most haunting, entrancing thing I had ever heard in my life, and clearly holy.
In first Furzewick Farm and subsequently Pewit Farm, he broke, educated and spelled horses for a select band of appreciative and appreciated clients, all of whom knew that their animals were in the safest of hands and the lap of luxury.
There is also the black-headed gull (twenty-five plus), once known as a coddymoddy, in Suffolk and a Scoulton pewit in Norfolk, and the green woodpecker (twenty-five plus), or rain-bird, yaffle, and wood-awl.
HUNSTERSON: James Stott is seeking approval for a single replacement dwelling and garage with ancillary stables, manege and groom's accommodation and a change of use of agricultural land to equestrian at 1 & 2, Pewit Hall Cottages, Pewit Lane.
The Regional Novice Final was won by Dutch Olympic Team Rider Andrew Heffernan on Pewit Setimo.
Dutch Oympic team rider Andrew Heffernan is making the four-hour journey from his base at Somerford Park Farm in Cheshire, and will bring two horses to compete: Lawless Lil in the Intermediate and Pewit Setimo in the Novice Regional Final.
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