Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or pertaining to the killing or slaughter of birds.

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  • adjective Acting as an avicide; fatal to birds.

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Examples

  • The small shot carried over and rattled about us where we sat on the verandah of the old Washington house, but showed the avicidal intent, and Longfellow went off at once to protest against the barbarity, not at all indignant at the personal danger, if he thought of any.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist

  • The small shot carried over and rattled about us where we sat on the verandah of the old Washington house, but showed the avicidal intent, and Longfellow went off at once to protest against the barbarity, not at all indignant at the personal danger, if he thought of any.

    The Autobiography of a Journalist, Volume I

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