Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as whore's-bird.
  • n. A wasp.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Imp'dent old wosbird!" says he; "I'll break the bald head on un to the truth."

    Tom Brown's Schooldays

  • Dang un! "cried the keeper, while Tom roared," he's a lissum wosbird, that I 'ool say, but I'll be up sides wi' he next time I sees un.

    Tom Brown at Oxford

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