Synonyms of greyback


1. Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, Johnny, greyback, Confederate soldier

usage: `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms

2. greyback, grayback, Limnodromus griseus, dowitcher

usage: a dowitcher with a grey back

3. knot, greyback, grayback, Calidris canutus, sandpiper

usage: a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere

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