Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the head yellow, or yellow on the head: as, the yellow-headed blackbird. See cut under Xanthocephalus.
“A yellow-headed blackbird throws its head back over its shoulder, singing ecstatically from its perch on a swaying cattail.”
“There were so many daffodils - he would carefully slink between them, never breaking a single stalk, lay down in their yellow-headed shade and sleep.”
“Xie cited the case of the yellow-headed box turtle, which is endemic to Anhui.”
“Kingston Hospital, the bitch Chooka Frood and her yellow-headed ghost girl, his pocket-pianino and the man who owned it.”
“He glanced up; on the wall, just above the Sony, he'd hung her gift, tacking it there with a yellow-headed drawing pin through the hole at its center. closed his eyes.”
“Joe Wright is a real character: in a Gen X mockery of baby boom imagery, he draws Watchmen-like smiley faces on the yellow-headed 40-mm grenade rounds he carries.”
“A most notable arrival of late has been the huge flocks of yellow-headed blackbirds.”
“However, it is literally possible to see thousands of yellow-headed blackbirds as they fly over Lake Chapala each morning and evening, forming undulating ribbons as they soar and dip over the lake shore.”
“The yellow-headed blackbird spends the spring and summer in the western half of the continent, breeding in the central and northern part of the US and Canada.”
“The golden-headed box turtle, or yellow-headed box turtle, (Cuora aurocapitata) is found in in Namling County, Yixian, Guande, Jingxian of China.”
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