Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The hooded crow, Corvus cornix.

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Examples

  • Dwelling indeed no more but for the hoodie-crow, and for the fawn of the hill that years after I saw treading over the grass-grown lintel of its door.

    John Splendid The Tale of a Poor Gentleman, and the Little Wars of Lorn

  • “What, ho! sir knave,” exclaimed Roland, “is it thus you feed the eyas with unwashed meat, as if you were gorging the foul brancher of a worthless hoodie-crow? by the mass, and thou hast neglected its castings also for these two days!

    The Abbot

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