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killing peter

[cf. Scots killileepie the common sandpiper CSD] n. a small sea bird: (sp?): 1909 A species of small tern or sea-swallow, locally known as the "Killing Peter" (Cowles 30). The killing peter is a gray and white bird with a nice song that lives near ponds (Inagua).

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Last update: 2010-10-30 01:12
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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