American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Godwit

GOD’WIT, n. A fowl of the grallic order and genus Scolopax. It has a bill four inches long; the feathers on the head, neck and back are of a light reddish brown; those on the belly white, and the tail is regularly barred with black and white. This fowl frequents fens and the banks of rivers, and its flesh is esteemed a great delicacy.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Godwit," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed August 17, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48TIRFIZEJ1CE7T.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Godwit." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 17 Aug. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48TIRFIZEJ1CE7T.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Godwit' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 17 August 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=48TIRFIZEJ1CE7T.