from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A common North American bird (Lanius ludovicianus) having gray, black, and white plumage, a black facial mask, and a hooked beak.
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- n. a common shrike of southeastern United States having black bands around the eyes
From its large head.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)