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bullbat

[boo l-bat] /ˈbʊlˌbæt/
noun
1.
nighthawk (def 1).
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40, Americanism; said to be so called from the noise it makes when flying. See bull1, bat2
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bullbat

/ˈbʊlˌbæt/
noun
1.
another name for nighthawk (sense 1)
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