from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun See
swift, n., and Chœtura.
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Professional entomologists (the chimney-swift, perhaps, included) may smile at my simplicity, but I was surprised to find this
Volunteers are building chimney-swift towers to encourage the declining numbers of swifts to breed on the Spit.
a chimney-swift who was out late from home flown by just then.
Robbers! "he called in such a terrible voice that the chimney-swift shook in her nest, and the big fish in the Silver Sea jumped out of the water.