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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Yaffle  \Yaf"fle\,  n.  [Probably  imitative  of  its  call  or  cry.] 
  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  green  woodpecker  ({Picus,  or  Genius,  viridis}). 
  It  is  noted  for  its  loud  laughlike  note.  Called  also  {eccle}, 
  {hewhole},  {highhoe},  {laughing  bird},  {popinjay},  {rain 
  bird},  {yaffil},  {yaffler},  {yaffingale},  {yappingale}, 
  {yackel},  and  {woodhack}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eccle  \Ec"cle\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  The  European  green  woodpecker;  --  also  called  ecall,  eaquall 
  yaffle.  [Prov.  Eng.] 




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