Definitions for dabchickˈdæbˌtʃɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

dab•chickˈdæbˌtʃɪk(n.)

  1. any of various small grebes, esp. the little grebe, Tachybaptus rufficollis, of Europe.

    Category: Ornithology

Origin of dabchick:

1565–75; earlier dapchick (see dap , chick )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dabchick, little grebe, Podiceps ruficollis(noun)

    small European grebe

Wiktionary

  1. dabchick(Noun)

    Popular name for the little grebe.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dabchick(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Dabchick

    The Dabchick is a South African youth sailing dinghy that is usually raced single-handed. A Bermuda rigged boat, it has a mainsail and jib. Its hull is very shallow and its skipper sits on its flat deck. This hard chined scow was designed by Jack Köper. It is usually sailed by teenagers after moving up and out of the Optimist, before moving into adult classes.

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