brown thrasher love


from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A North American bird (Toxostoma rufum) related to the mockingbird and having a reddish-brown back and a dark-streaked breast.

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  • n. A songbird found in eastern USA, taxonomic name Toxostoma rufum, known for its large song repertoire

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. common large songbird of eastern United States having reddish-brown plumage


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  • Yet, without fail, every spring, since they first fished and hunted here, the brown thrasher has heralded the morning from a birch or alder spray, and the undying race of reed-birds still rustles through the withering grass.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers


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