Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chewink.

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Examples

  • There was a veritable paradise of birds in the pine barren, Dick Sherrill had said, robins and bluebirds, flickers and woodpeckers with blazing cockades, shrikes and chewinks.

    Diane of the Green Van

  • Tree toads sang on the cool rocks beneath them, chewinks nested under gnarled roots among them, rose-breasted grosbeaks sang in grape-vines clambering over the thickets, and Singing Water ran close beside.

    The Harvester

  • The young chewinks left their nests in the pasture on the third, and the chewink's feelings expressed themselves in song for two weeks after that.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • Latest among the singers are the chewinks, the wood pewees, the field sparrows, and, of course, the goldfinches and the cuckoos.

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • Young chewinks are being fed down among the ripening

    Some Summer Days in Iowa

  • Great shiny blue, crestless jays flitted over the scrub; shy black and white and chestnut chewinks flirted into sight and out again among the heaps of dead brush; red-bellied woodpeckers, sticking to the tree trunks, turned their heads calmly; gray lizards, big, ugly red-headed lizards, swift slender lizards with blue tails raced across the dry leaves or up tree trunks, making even more fuss and clatter than the noisy cinnamon-tinted thrashers in the underbrush.

    The Firing Line

  • The chewinks flashed from the ground to the fences and trees, and back, crying

    At the Foot of the Rainbow

  • As always, a few crows cawed above the deep woods, and the chewinks threshed about among the dry leaves.

    At the Foot of the Rainbow

  • Tree toads sang on the cool rocks beneath them, chewinks nested under gnarled roots among them, rose-breasted grosbeaks sang in grape-vines clambering over the thickets, and Singing Water ran close beside.

    The Harvester

  • Robins, flickers, and downy woodpeckers, chewinks and rose-breasted grosbeaks, among other feathered agents, may be detected in the act of gormandizing on the fruit, whose undigested seeds they will disperse far and wide.

    Wild Flowers Worth Knowing

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