• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Saberbill (Zoöl) The curlew.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n saberbill A South American dendrocolaptine bird of the genus Xiphorhynchus, as X. procurvus or X. trochilirostris: so called from the shape of the bill. See cut in next column.
    • n saberbill A curlew: same as sickle-bill. Sportsman's Gazetteer.
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