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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The hedge sparrow or hedge accentor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. 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