Bullfinch



a European finch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula, often kept as a pet, the male of which has a black, white, and bluish-gray back and a rosy breast.
any of several related or similar birds.
a hedge high enough to impede mounted hunters.
Historical Examples

Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley
The House of Defence v. 1 E. F. Benson
Policeman Bluejay L. Frank Baum
Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson
A Treatise Upon the Law of Copyright in the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the Crown, E. J. MacGillivray
Jerry’s Charge Account Hazel Hutchins Wilson

noun
a common European finch, Pyrrhula pyrrhula: the male has a bright red throat and breast, black crown, wings, and tail, and a grey-and-white back
any of various similar finches
noun
(Brit) a high thick hedge too difficult for a horse and rider to jump
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