greyback definition

  • noun:
    • A Confederate soldier through the United States Civil War (due to the grey uniforms).
    • A louse.
    • an area name for various grey birds.
    • a sandpiper that breeds inside Arctic and winters inside southern hemisphere
    • a dowitcher with a grey right back
    • `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate troops by the Federal troops within the American Civil War; `greyback' produced by their particular grey Confederate uniforms

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