jacksnipe


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Synonyms for jacksnipe

a small short-billed Old World snipe

American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting

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As a hairy-chested, plain-speaking hunter who s aid, "I like to shoot a rifle and I like to kill," Hemingway gunned to death lions, rhinos, hippos, impalas, deer, mule, rabbits, antelopes, grizzly bears, pheasants, buffalos, porcupines, elks, owls, willow grouse, quails, pigeons, ducks, partridges, jacksnipe, blue herons, sage hens and, finally and fittingly, on July 2, 1961, in Ketchum, Idaho, himself.