Scamell

Scamell

Scam"ell\, or Scammel \Scam"mel\, n. (Zo["o]l.) The female bar-tailed godwit. [Prov. Eng.]

Note: Whether this is the scamel mentioned by Shakespeare ["Tempest," ii. 2] is not known.
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