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 for curwillet
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sanderling \San"der*ling\, n. [Sand + -ling. So called because
     it obtains its food by searching the moist sands of the
     seashore.] (Zool.)
     A small gray and brown sandpiper ({Calidris arenaria) very
     common on sandy beaches in America, Europe, and Asia. Called
     also curwillet, sand lark, stint, and ruddy plover.
     [1913 Webster]

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