a European songbird, Acrocephalus schoenobaenus, of reed beds and swampy areas, having a streaked brownish plumage with white eye stripes: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc)
noun 1. a small wren, Cistothorus platensis, of the Americas, inhabiting wet, sedgy meadows.
noun 1. Ellery, 1872–1960, U.S. journalist and editor. noun 1. Adam. 1785–1873, English geologist; played a major role in establishing parts of the geological time scale, esp the Cambrian and Devonian periods
adjective, sedgier, sedgiest. 1. abounding, covered, or bordered with sedge. 2. of or like sedge.
noun, plural sedilia [se-dil-ee-uh] /sɛˈdɪl i ə/ (Show IPA). Ecclesiastical. 1. one of the seats (usually three) on the south side of the chancel, often recessed, for the use of the officiating clergy.