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wader definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food [syn: wading bird, wader]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1673 1. one that wades 2. shorebird; also wading bird 3. plural high waterproof boots or a one-piece waterproof garment usually consisting of pants with attached boots that are used for wading (as when fishing)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a a person who wades. b a wading bird, esp. any of various birds of the order Charadriiformes. 2 (in pl.) high waterproof boots, or a waterproof garment for the legs and body, worn in fishing etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Wader Wad"er, n. 1. One who, or that which, wades. 2. (Zo["o]l.) Any long-legged bird that wades in the water in search of food, especially any species of limicoline or grallatorial birds; -- called also wading bird. See Illust. g, under Aves.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(waders) 1. A wader is a bird with long legs and a long neck, which lives near water and feeds on fish. There are several different kinds of waders. N-COUNT 2. Waders are long rubber boots which cover all of the legs and are worn by fishermen when they are standing in water. N-COUNT: usu pl



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