a sound made by a bird.
a sound imitating that of a bird.
a device used to imitate the sound of a bird.
The King of Ireland’s Son Padraic Colum
The School of Recreation (1696 edition) Robert Howlett
Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer Rena I. Halsey
Proverb Lore F. Edward Hulme
An American Girl in Munich Mabel W. Daniels
John Thorndyke’s Cases R. Austin Freeman
The Bright Face of Danger Robert Neilson Stephens
Madelon Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Three Times and Out Nellie L. McClung
the characteristic call or song of a bird
an imitation of this
an instrument imitating the call of a bird, used esp by hunters or bird-catchers
any of several species of cherry, especially Prunus padus (European bird cherry) of Europe and Asia, and P. pensylvanica (pin cherry) of the U.S. the fruit of any such tree, for which birds have a particular liking. Historical Examples Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales Leo Tolstoy […]
chicken colonel. noun (US, military slang) a full colonel in the US Army
Hecht (def 1).
one of any of various breeds of dogs trained to hunt or retrieve birds. Informal. a person hired to locate special items or people, especially a talent scout who seeks out promising athletes. Slang. a person who steals another person’s date. to follow, watch carefully, or investigate. to seek out. Informal. to follow or watch […]