from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as yaffle. Also yappingale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The yaffle.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun archaic the European green woodpecker, Picus viridis


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  • Never in all my wanderings afoot had I seen a yaffingale dusting himself like

    Afoot in England


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  • You're slipping, reesetee!

    May 4, 2008

  • I think not. See yaffle. :-)

    May 4, 2008

  • Yes, yaffingale is yet another common name for the European green woodpecker.

    January 1, 2009