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  1. jacksnipe, half snipe, Limnocryptes minima(noun)

    a small short-billed Old World snipe

  2. pectoral sandpiper, jacksnipe, Calidris melanotos(noun)

    American sandpiper that inflates its chest when courting

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  1. jacksnipe(Noun)

    Lymnocryptes minimus, a migratory small stocky wader, the smallest of the snipes.

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  1. Jacksnipe(noun)

    a small European snipe (Limnocryptes gallinula); -- called also judcock, jedcock, juddock, jed, and half snipe

  2. Jacksnipe(noun)

    a small American sandpiper (Tringa maculata); -- called also pectoral sandpiper, and grass snipe

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  1. Jacksnipe

    The Jacksnipe is a two-man racing sailing dinghy with a single trapeze for the crew and symmetrical spinnaker.

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