great snipe

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Noun1.great snipe - Old World snipe larger and darker than the whole snipe
snipe - Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks
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Great Snipe | PIC: PAUL LEAFE BIRD ringers are a hardworking bunch.
The great snipe, a longbilled wader, had attracted hundreds of admirers from all over the country since its discovery in a cottage garden last week.
A RARE great snipe from eastern Europe was spotted recently on a patch of waste ground in Liverpool.

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