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- n. A small songbird, such as a nightingale or warbler.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small singing bird, as the nightingale and warblers.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A book-name, derived from French authors, of warblers in general, as a sylvia or ficedula: especially applied to the common garden-warbler of Europe, Sylvia hortensis.
The warm air of the valley reached them where they were, laden with the perfumes of the wild-flowers of the neighboring woods; the fauvette could still be heard, and the nightingale sent forth in the darkening shade of the thickets his melodious song to the stars.