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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The golden-crested wren, Regulus cristatus: so called in East Suffolk, England, because often taken in the rigging of vessels engaged in the herring-fishery in the North Sea. Also known as toto'er-seas, under the same circumstances. See cut under goldcrest.


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