I was also struck by the range of food—he talks about eating tripe and woodcock.
Ted had six woodcock, a gourmet's delight, in the freezer, and he would add the legal two days' possession limit of six grouse.
The cuckoo, like the woodcock, is supposed to have its forerunner.
She found Mrs. woodcock immeasurably more haughty than ever before.
In conclusion mention must be made of the woodcock (Scolopax rusticola).
So Miriam ate the oysters obediently, and after the oysters, fish, and after the fish the breast of a woodcock.
Of these the most valuable for the table are the partridge, the francolin, and the woodcock.
The Snipe much resembles the woodcock, but is smaller, with longer tarsi.
The woodcock is very rare, because it is only to be met with in inhabited countries.
If all states afforded as good protection as does Vermont, none; but migrating birds like woodcock are now threatened.
Old English wuducoc, from wudu "wood" (n.) + coc "cock."