from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The starling.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A building for holding sheep, especially for convenience in feeding them.
  • n. The starling, Sturnus vulgaris: so called from its habit of perching on the backs of sheep to feed on the ticks.


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