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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

WHIPPOWIL, n. The popular name of an American bird, so called from its note, or the sounds of its voice. [Not whip-poor-will.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Whip-poor-will Whip"-poor-will`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American bird (Antrostomus vociferus) allied to the nighthawk and goatsucker; -- so called in imitation of the peculiar notes which it utters in the evening. [Written also whippowil.]



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