from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The towhee bunting, chewink, or marsh-robin.
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The whippowil has struck up his evening song, and the sweet and dying notes of the swamp-robin tell you that he is hanging his harp upon the dark green-cypress for the night.
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