Dab"chick` (?), n. [For dabchick. See Dap, Dip, cf. Dipchick.] Zool.

A small water bird (Podilymbus podiceps), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving; -- called also dapchick, dobchick, dipchick, didapper, dobber, devil-diver, hell-diver, and pied-billed grebe.

 

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