a European owl, Strix aluco, having a reddish-brown or grey plumage, black eyes, and a round head Also called brown owl, wood owl
a name (no longer in official use) for an assistant Brownie Guider
- Tawny pipit
noun 1. a small sandy-brown European bird, Anthus campestris, of the wagtail family; an irregular migrant to some parts of Britain
noun, Scot. 1. a foolish or thoughtless young person.
noun, plural taws. Chiefly Scot. 1. a whip or leather thong used to drive a spinning top. 2. a leather whip having its tip divided into smaller strips, used to punish schoolchildren. noun 1. a choice or fancy marble used as a shooter. 2. a game in which marbles are arranged in the center of […]
noun 1. a leather strap having one end cut into thongs, formerly used as an instrument of punishment by a schoolteacher verb 2. to punish (someone) with or as if with a tawse; whip