from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fieldfare, Turdus pilaris.
  • n. A passerine bird, Creadion cinereus Buller, of the South Island, New Zealand: placed near the starlings.


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  • A regional French nickname for the Fieldfare, from its cry, "Chack chack." Also the common name of the New Zealand bird Creadion cinereus.

    October 21, 2008