Definition of Dorhawk

1. n. The European goatsucker; -- so called because it eats the dor beetle. See Goatsucker.



Definition of Dorhawk

1. Noun. A bird, the European goatsucker. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dorhawk

1. a nocturnal bird [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dorhawk

1. The European goatsucker; so called because it eats the dor beetle. See Goatsucker. Alternative forms: dorrhawk. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dorhawk

dorama
doramas
doraphobia
dorb
dorbeetle
dorbeetles
dorbs
dorbug
dorbugs
dore
doree
dorees
dorfmanite
dorgi
dorgis
dorhawk (current term)
dorhawks
doric
dorid
doridoid
doridoids
dorids
dories
doris
dorise
dorised
dorises
dorising
dorize
dorized

Literary usage of Dorhawk

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1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"Poets thus become prosy ; Coleridge himself, whose speech usually resembles the music of the spheres, then hums like a spinning-wheel or a dorhawk ..."

2. British Zoology by Thomas Pennant (1818)
"288. Fern Owl, Goatsucker,Goat Owl. Wil. orn. 107. Also, Churn Owl. Raii syn. cm. 26. Cat. Carol, i. 8. dorhawk ..."

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