American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A basin filled with water for birds to drink and bathe in.
- n. A shallow basin, sometimes ornamental, filled with water for wild birds to drink from or bathe in.
- n. Random, inconsequential amounts of residual water on a roof membrane.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. an ornamental basin (usually in a garden) for birds to bathe in.
- n. an ornamental basin (usually in a garden) for birds to bathe in
- From bird + bath. (Wiktionary)
“Your birdbath is a welcome spot of relief every time I travel through Fairfax County.”
“The bluebirds in the birdbath were the luckiest of lucky shots.”
“The head sculpture in the birdbath has been a big hit.”
“The face in the birdbath is a favorite with the feathered friends and humans alike.”
“The birdbath is the piece de resistance," says Greg Butcher, director of bird conservation for the National Audubon Society and an enthusiastic backyard bird-watcher.”
“I would love to give her a birdbath statue like the one that was featured at the end of the movie at the cemetary.”
““Bird Brainer”: Archie installs a birdbath near his bedroom window so he can hear their delightful singing – until a viewing of a vintage horror film casting his feathered friends as fiends leads to a nightmare most “fowl!””
“Ellie said suddenly, breathlessly, before she stopped and ran to the birdbath.”
“She stepped out the back door into the garden where she filled the bird feeder, refreshed the birdbath and watered her petunias.”
“She kneaded her hands and breathed through her mouth, fluttered her eyelids like two sparrows in a birdbath.”
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