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Meaning of "dabchick" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD DABCHICK

Probably from Old English dop to dive + chick.
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PRONUNCIATION OF DABCHICK

dabchick  [ˈdæbˌtʃɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DABCHICK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Dabchick is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DABCHICK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of dabchick in the English dictionary

The definition of dabchick in the dictionary is any of several small grebes of the genera Podiceps and Podilymbus, such as Podiceps ruficollis of the Old World.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DABCHICK


apparatchik
ˌæpəˈrɑːtʃɪk
boychik
ˈbɔɪtʃɪk
chick
tʃɪk
chik
tʃɪk
fleishig
ˈfleɪʃɪk
fleishik
ˈfleɪʃɪk
midrashic
mɪdˈræʃɪk
tchick
tʃɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DABCHICK

dab
dab hand
dabba
dabbed
dabber
dabbing
dabbity
dabble
dabbler
dabbling
dabster
Dacca
dace
dacha
Dachau
dachshund
Dacia
Dacian
dacite
dack

WORDS THAT END LIKE DABCHICK

a bit thick
Digby chick
Gothick
hick
lay it on thick
overthick
rock chick
superthick
the thick
thick
Trevithick

Synonyms and antonyms of dabchick in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «dabchick» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DABCHICK

Find out the translation of dabchick to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of dabchick from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «dabchick» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

dabchick
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dabchick
570 millions of speakers

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dabchick
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

dabchick
380 millions of speakers
ar

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dabchick
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

dabchick
278 millions of speakers

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dabchick
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

dabchick
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Translator English - French

dabchick
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dabchick
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Steißfuß
180 millions of speakers

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dabchick
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

dabchick
85 millions of speakers

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Dabchick
85 millions of speakers
vi

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dabchick
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

dabchick
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डाॅबिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dabchick
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dabchick
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dabchick
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

dabchick
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

dabchick
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

dabchick
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

duikertjie
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

dabchick
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

dabchick
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Trends of use of dabchick

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DABCHICK»

The term «dabchick» is quite widely used and occupies the 48.409 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about dabchick

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DABCHICK»

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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine
qualities, possibly the firm of ' Dabchick and Company ' might have still been in the zenith of its glory and' grubbing. But Dabchick the elder has gone the way of all candles and candle-makers : Ms light has been snuffed out, and he and the ...
Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, 1858
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Knickerbocker, Or, New-York Monthly Magazine
qualities, possibly the firm of ' Dabchick and Company ' might have still been in the zenith of its glory and grubbing. But Dabchick the elder has gone the way of all candles and candle-makers : his light has been snuffed out, and he and the ...
John Holmes Agnew, 1858
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The Knickerbocker; Or, New-York Monthly Magazine
qualities, possibly the firm of ' Dabchick and Company ' might have still been in the zenith of its glory and grubbing. But Dabchick the elder has gone the way of all candles and candle-makers : his light has been snuffed out, and he and the ...
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Magazine of Natural History
The Dabchick [(VI. 194. 520.) Pddiceps minor Lath.], Remarks on, incidental in a note on the notice (in II. 40+.) of the remarkably swift diving of a certain species of bird. — The velocity with which the dabchick, for instance, will dive, and avoid ...
John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson, 1836
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The Magazine of natural history and journal of zoology, ...
The Professor tells us, in the last Number (p. 101.) of this Magazine, that " the terns, &c." (this " &c." is very vague) " leave their eggs for whole days together." In his " Plan of Study," he informs us that the careful dabchick covers her eggs with a ...
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The Magazine of Natural History, and Journal of Zoology, ...
Now, the shell of the wagtail's egg being much thinner than that of the dabchick, might one not be apt to infer that the egg of the wagtail would suffer sooner from cold than the egg of the dabchick ? One is rather at a loss to know how the ...
J. C. Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, 1831
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The magazine of naturel history and journal of zoology botany
A Dabchick choked by a Bullhead Fish. — A gentleman at Cowbridge last week found, in a meadow belonging to him, through which runs a river, near the river's bank, a dabchick, dead, with the head of the fish stuck in its throat, while the fish's  ...
Loudon, 1833
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Magazine of Natural History and Journal of Zoology, Botany, ...
A Dabchick choked by a Bullhead Fish. — A gentleman at Cowbridge last week found, in a meadow belonging to him, through which runs a river, near the river's bank, a dabchick, dead, with the head of the fish stuck in its throat, while the fish's  ...
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Australian Bird Names: A Complete Guide
Other names: Australian Little Grebe (see above); Diver; Dabchick, which is an old English name for the Little Grebe; Black-throated Grebe (used by Gould ( 1848) and still in use in the 20th century (e.g. RAOU 1913)), Diver or Dabchick, ...
Jeannie Gray, Ian Fraser, 2013
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Expanding Suburbia: Reviewing Suburban Narratives
Dabchick is one of Punch's fictional examples of the aspiring working class. His path to success is charted in a series of 'letters' during the early 1890s. One example is the 'Letter to Social Ambition' from the sorrowing, moralising Diogenes ...
Roger Webster, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DABCHICK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term dabchick is used in the context of the following news items.
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Birdwatcher's Diary No.81
I was also able to get a few photos of the lone dabchick still fishing in its same favourite spot where I recorded seeing it a few weeks back. «The Guildford Dragon NEWS, Feb 15»
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Two Mirror Dinghy World Championship Titles – A Story Of Mirrors …
Ryan sailed a Dabchick, and won the trophy that his mother had won 40 years previously, and which his hero Ricky had won 10 years earlier. «Afloat, Jan 15»
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'The Strange Library' by Haruki Murakami
Dabchick” wraps up its odd parable of punctuality and passwords in about a half-dozen pages; “The Strange Library'' feels comparably epic at ... «Boston Globe, Dec 14»
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Birdwatcher's Diary No.77
Along with another first winter sighting on the lake of a dabchick (little grebe). kingfisher still seen at Stoke Lake. While to the keen-eyed, or with ... «The Guildford Dragon NEWS, Dec 14»
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Birdwatcher's Diary No.76
On December 6 in Shamley Green, the dabchick (little grebe) continued to show well, diving for long periods then re-emerging often quite ... «The Guildford Dragon NEWS, Dec 14»
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Birdwatcher's Diary No.75
Little grebe, also known as a dabchick, at Shamley Green. ... I noticed a dabchick pop up from fishing below the surface of the water and not too ... «The Guildford Dragon NEWS, Dec 14»
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Count your chicks
They are not bad chicks but dabchick's chicks. Rock, did you know that dabchick is another name for little grebe, a water bird that is found in ... «The Hindu, Nov 14»
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Secret Gardens of Cape Town #12: Die Oog Bird Sanctuary
Dabchick! I spy with my little eye something beginning with 'E', Egret! Die Oog is a little Eden, a modest sanctuary, a happy place for birds, ... «Books LIVE, May 14»
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Avian botulism strikes down thousands of birds
Along with game ducks, the bacteria was killing black swans, grey teals and the New Zealand dabchick, among others, he said. "It's pretty ... «Stuff.co.nz, Mar 14»
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Safilguda Lake, A Little-known Haven for Migratory Birds
The most common birds found in the lake area are Pond Heron, Little Grebe also called Dabchick (Chinna Munugudi Kodi), Black Crowned ... «The New Indian Express, Jan 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Dabchick [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/dabchick>. Dec 2019 ».
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