the plumage assumed by a male bird during the courtship period, especially in those species that are more colorful at this period.
Birds of Guernsey (1879) Cecil Smith
Birds and all Nature, Vol. V, No. 5, May 1899 Various
breeches; trousers. Historical Examples The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop Reminiscences of Scottish Life and Character Edward Bannerman Ramsay Soldiers Three, Part II. Rudyard Kipling Wappin’ Wharf Charles S. Brooks Wappin’ Wharf Charles S. Brooks The Three Perils of Man, Vol. 3 (of 3) James Hogg The House with […]
a deep brownish green. of a deep brownish green. Historical Examples Peter F. Hopkinson Smith Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer The Wishing Well Mildred A. Wirt Dave Porter and the Runaways Edward Stratemeyer Dr. Breen’s Practice William Dean Howells Peter […]
verb (intransitive) to lunge forward; move violently or dash noun a violent movement
a cinder block. noun a light building brick made from the ashes of coal, coke, etc, bonded together by cement and used esp for walls that bear relatively small loads Usual US names cinder block, clinker block