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Definition 1: a dowitcher with a grey back - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for greyback in the sense of this definition

(greyback is a kind of ...) shorebird of the sandpiper family that resembles a snipe

Definition 2: a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for greyback in the sense of this definition

(greyback is a kind of ...) any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers

(... is a member of greyback) a genus of Scolopacidae

Definition 3: `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 - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for greyback in the sense of this definition

(greyback is a kind of ...) a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

(greyback is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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