from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The hedge-sparrow, Accentor modularis. Also dick-dunnock.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.), Local, Eng. The hedge sparrow or hedge accentor.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a small European and Asian passerine bird, Prunella modularis, the hedge sparrow

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

  • noun small brownish European songbird


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  • "As we strolled alongside the Marshes, the reservoir embankments, he pointed out grey wagtail, dunnock."

    London Orbital by Iain Sinclair, p 57 of the Penguin paperback edition

    January 26, 2012