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red-shouldered

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Having the “shoulder”—that is, the carpal angle or bend of the wing—red, as a bird.

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Examples

  • And I walk out after three hours of pain, wearing across my right shoulder the symbol of a reawakening in me: a red-shouldered hawk.

    Late, Late at Night

  • Perched wild-eyed and panting open-beaked on his arm is a magnificent red-shouldered hawk.

    Late, Late at Night

  • Perched wild-eyed and panting open-beaked on his arm is a magnificent red-shouldered hawk.

    Late, Late at Night

  • The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Jerry Stein removed the red-shouldered hawk's nest from a tree he was attempting to cut down in Fredericksburg in May.

    Va. man fined for removing bird's nest

  • Sharp-shinned and cooper's hawks, as well as merlins, are rare, but not unheard of, and this time of year, the south-bound migration brings red-shouldered, broad-winged, and rough-legged hawks passing overhead.

    Knowing a hawk from a handsaw, pt 1

  • And I walk out after three hours of pain, wearing across my right shoulder the symbol of a reawakening in me: a red-shouldered hawk.

    Late, Late at Night

  • Perched wild-eyed and panting open-beaked on his arm is a magnificent red-shouldered hawk.

    Late, Late at Night

  • And I walk out after three hours of pain, wearing across my right shoulder the symbol of a reawakening in me: a red-shouldered hawk.

    Late, Late at Night

  • A red-shouldered blackbird comes out of nowhere and lands on his balcony railing.

    The Lady Matador’s Hotel

  • According to court documents, Isenhour got upset when a red-shouldered hawk began making noise, forcing another take.

    Archive 2008-03-01

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