a box, usually fashioned to resemble a house, for birds to live in.
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a small shelter or box for birds to nest in
an enclosure or large cage for captive birds; aviary
See under louse (def 2). any small, wingless insect of the order Anoplura (sucking louse) parasitic on humans and other mammals and having mouthparts adapted for sucking, as Pediculus humanus (body louse or head louse) and Phthirius pubis (crab louse or pubic louse) any insect of the order Mallophaga (bird louse, biting louse, or chewing […]
a sticky material prepared from holly, mistletoe, or other plants, and smeared on twigs to catch small birds that light on it. to smear with birdlime. to catch or capture, as with birdlime: to be birdlimed by flattery. Historical Examples Discoveries Made Upon Men and Matter Ben Jonson David and the Phoenix Edward Ormondroyd Santal […]
an ornithologist. a bird watcher. a person who keeps or tends birds. a person who hunts birds for food or sport; fowler. Informal. aviator. Contemporary Examples Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison Daniel Genis June 20, 2014 Brad Pitt and Louis C.K. Go ‘Between Two Ferns’ Alex Chancey, The […]
a right-angled notch cut in the underside of a rafter for fitting over a longitudinal member, as a wall plate.