from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A bird, especially one of the suborder Oscines of passerine birds, having a melodious song or call.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A bird having a melodious song or call.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any bird having a musical call


song +‎ bird (Wiktionary)



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  • So there's this guy and he's posting spam links on Wordie, can we ban his account?

    October 11, 2007

  • Sorry skipvia, we must have been commenting simultaneously, I hadn't seen your (sweet) Sky King reference yet. I was referring to the iron fist of Constable uselessness ;-)

    October 11, 2007

  • Bwahahahaha.

    October 11, 2007

  • Probably all. ;-)

    This is also a word for a small bird, usually in the Passeriformes Order (perching birds). But you knew that.

    October 11, 2007

  • Are you referring to Wordie, this discussion, or me?

    October 11, 2007

  • Oh jebus. I have created a monster.

    October 11, 2007

  • Also the name of Sky King's plane.

    October 11, 2007

  • Hey, that is stylish! But... flagged. Wait 'til John hears about this, you spammer!

    October 11, 2007

  • A stylish open source media player, currently under development.

    October 11, 2007