Noun(1) Old or New World straight-billed game bird of the sandpiper family; of marshy areas; similar to the woodcocks(2) a gunshot from a concealed location
Verb(1) hunt or shoot snipe(2) aim and shoot with great precision(3) attack in speech or writing
(1) Once common species such as the snipe , lapwing and curlew have seen declines of up to 73 per cent; birds like the twite, a moorland version of the linnet, are now gone from some parts of the park.(2) I regularly snipe 10 to 5 seconds before the end of eBay auctions(3) A new survey has revealed that populations of waders such as lapwing, curlew and snipe are thriving because land is being managed with their needs in mind.(4) Thereupon the Russian army moved their headquarters to the far bank and proceeded to bombard, snipe and ambush the Germans throughout the ruined city.(5) Not that this will appease the critics, who continue to snipe .(6) The smallest of snipes, the jack snipe has been declining in Norfolk in recent years.(7) The long range view is a great opportunity to snipe enemies from far away.(8) Despite the snipe and the swamp sparrows, the bird of the outing was a rail.(9) Its flight and habits resemble a small snipe which a lot of people would be familiar with.(10) Five varieties of wading bird, including snipe and curlew, were also affected.(11) I prefer to play the sniper and you can't blame me for trying to find new spots to snipe from.(12) The hills around him were teeming with wild birds as the snipe , woodcock, and blackbirds and this was the life he loved to study and watch.(13) Rare bird species, including wading birds such as the curlew, lapwing and snipe , would also be reintroduced to the site under the plans.(14) It also has contributed to the decrease of water fowl such as duck, geese, curlew, plover and snipe .(15) The shocking results from the county are that no breeding pairs of curlew, lapwing, redshank, snipe or oystercatcher were recorded on the sites surveyed.(16) Breeding birds include lapwing, snipe and redshank, all of which have declined nationally in recent years.
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