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Definition: dastard plover
Lapwing \Lap"wing`\, n. [OE. lapwynke, leepwynke, AS.
hle['a]pewince; hle['a]pan to leap, jump + (prob.) a word
akin to AS. wincian to wink, E. wink, AS. wancol wavering;
cf. G. wanken to stagger, waver. See Leap, and Wink.]
A small European bird of the Plover family (Vanellus cristatus
, or Vanellus vanellus). It has long and broad
wings, and is noted for its rapid, irregular fight, upwards,
downwards, and in circles. Its back is coppery or greenish
bronze. Its eggs are the “plover's eggs” of the London
market, esteemed a delicacy. It is called also peewit,
dastard plover, and wype. The gray lapwing is the