Dabchick

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Dabchick

(Science: zoology) a small water bird (Podilymbus podiceps), allied to the grebes, remarkable for its quickness in diving.

Synonym: dapchick, dobchick, dipchick, didapper, dobber, devil-diver, hell-diver, and pied-billed grebe.

Origin: For dabchick. See Dap, dip, cf. Dipchick.