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- n. Alternative form of pettychaps.
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- n. See pettychaps.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The gardenwarbler, Sylvia hortensis.
- n. Some similar British warbler, as the willow-warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus, or the chiffchaff, P. rufus. See also cut under chiffchaff. Also pettychaps.
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A rare, and I think a new, little bird frequents my garden, which I have great reason to think is the pettichaps: it is common in some parts of the kingdom; and I have received formerly several dead specimens from