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Definitions of bird

  1. To catch or shoot birds. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Hence: To seek for game or plunder; to thieve. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To shoot or catch birds. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. To catch or snare birds. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. watch and study birds in their natural habitat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. To catch or snare birds. Birds of passage, migratory birds. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To catch birds. bird-bolt, a small arrow : bird's-eye, seen at a glance; seen from a great height, as by a bird; a plant; a variety of cut tobacco : bird-cage, an enclosure of wire or wicker work for the confinement of birds : bird-catcher, one whose employment it is to snare birds : bird-like, resembling a bird : bird-lime, any glutinous or sticky substance spread upon twigs for catching birds : bird-limed, spread to ensure : bird-willed, flighty; incapable of sustained attention : bird's-eye limestone, a member of the lower silurian of N. Amer., so named from the dark circular markings studding many portions of its mass : bird-tongues, a familiar term for fossil shark's teeth : bird's-eye maple, curled maple, a species of wood used in cabinet-work. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2). Webster Dictionary DB
  9. A warm-blooded, feathered vertebrate provided with wings. See Aves. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Fig.: A girl; a maiden. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. A warm-blooded, feathered, egg-laying animal, with wings; any small bird shot by a gunner, as distinguished from a waterfowl. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. A general name for feathered animals. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. General name for feathered creatures. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. A feathered, egg laying vertebrate animal, having the fore limbs modified as wings. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. A feathered animal; a name of endearment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A feathered animal; a chicken; a young fowl. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for bird

  1. The bird got quiet. – Two Prisoners by Thomas Nelson Page
  2. Instantly they perceived that it was a bird a swift. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
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