a small Old World warbler, Acrocephalus scirpaceus, inhabiting marshy places.
any of various common Old World warblers of the genus Acrocephalus, esp A. scirpaceus, that inhabit marshy regions and have a brown plumage
adjective, reedier, reediest. 1. full of reeds: a reedy marsh. 2. consisting or made of a reed or reeds: a reedy pipe. 3. like a reed or reeds: reedy grass. 4. having a sound like that of a reed instrument. adjective reedier, reediest 1. (of a place, esp a marsh) abounding in reeds 2. of […]
noun 1. a ridge of rocks or sand, often of coral debris, at or near the surface of the water. 2. Mining. a lode or vein. noun 1. a part of a sail that is rolled and tied down to reduce the area exposed to the wind. verb (used with object) 2. to shorten (sail) […]
noun 1. a part of a sail that is rolled and tied down to reduce the area exposed to the wind. verb (used with object) 2. to shorten (sail) by tying in one or more reefs. 3. to reduce the length of (a topmast, a bowsprit, etc.), as by lowering, sliding inboard, or the like. […]
noun 1. Nautical. a person who reefs. 2. a short, close-fitting coat or jacket of thick cloth, similar to a pea jacket. 3. a woman’s tailored, fitted, single- or double-breasted coat of durable material with a collar. noun, Slang. 1. a marijuana cigarette. noun, Informal. 1. a refrigerator, especially one large enough to be walked […]