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Synonyms for pewit

large crested Old World plover having wattles and spurs

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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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PEEWEEP also called the pewit or lapwing, these large Old World plovers have an erratic, flapping flight and a shrill cry that can be heard all over the Park.