Whaap (?), n. [So called from one of its notes.] Zool. (a)

The European curlew; -- called also awp, whaup, great whaup, and stock whaup.

(b)

The whimbrel; -- called also May whaup, little whaup, and tang whaup.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

 

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