American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A spirit of thunder, lightning, and rain in the form of huge bird in the mythology of certain Native American peoples.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An Australian thick-headed shrike, Pachycephala gutturalis. It is about 6 inches long, rich-yellow below, with a jet-black collar and white throat, black head, and partly black tail. It was called by Latham guttural thrush, Tardus gutturalis, and black-breasted flycatcher, Muscicapa pectoralis, by others white-throated thickhead, and it has also a variety of French and New Latin names. It closely resembles the species figured under Pachycephala.
- n. In the mythology of some low tribes, an imaginary bird supposed to cause thunder by the flapping of its wings, or considered as personifying it.
- n. mythology A mythological bird, often associated with stormy weather, especially in various indigenous North American mythologies.
- n. An Australian insectivorous songbird (Pachycephala gutturalis), whose male is conspicuously marked with black and yellow, and has a black crescent on the breast.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) An Australian insectivorous singing bird (Pachycephala gutturalis). The male is conspicuously marked with black and yellow, and has a black crescent on the breast. Called also
white-throated thickhead, orange-breasted thrust, black-crowned thrush, guttural thrush, and black-breasted flycatcher.
- n. (mythology) the spirit of thunder and lightning believed by some Native Americans to take the shape of a great bird
- From thunder + bird. (Wiktionary)
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“The "cradle board" drawing, which is connected by a line to a "thunderbird," is thought to perhaps illustrate a naming ceremony.”
“If you are not in the same directory as the app thunderbird you can try the command without the initial "./", but then "thunderbird" has to be in your path (which it probably is).”
“But right now, the only way for you to test the brand-new release of Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0 is to download the binary archive (see below for download link) and execute the "thunderbird" executable from the folder, after extracting it.”
“thunderbird" mascot apparently flying at the numerals.”
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“Carry it over moors and spire of thunderbird red, across plains of aged ichor and yellowing suns.”
“Its not really that bad if i sync with thunderbird.”
“Just a guess, but I think webmail takes at least 80%, with thunderbird taking almost all of the remaining 20% of users.”
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For stuff to simply reside.
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