from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See friarbird.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The friarbird.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The friar bird.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A blockhead.
- n. A meliphagine bird, Philemon or Tropidorhynchus corniculatus of Australia: so called from the bare, skinny head: also called monk and friar from the same circumstance, and four-o'clock from its cry; also pimlico.
leather + head? (Wiktionary)