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grey plover

noun, British
1.
the black-bellied plover.
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  • The grey plover is fairly numerous after its advent in September, keeping in small flocks and sticking closely to the coast lines.

    Poachers and Poaching John Watson
  • The grey plover breeds in high latitudes, making a slight hollow in the ground, and employing a few blades of grass.

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