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- n. The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio); -- called also würger, worrier, and throttler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See warriangle.
Old English wariangel, weryangle; compare Anglo-Saxon wearg outlaw, criminal, Old High German, warg, warch, Gothic wargs (in compounds), German würgengel, i.e. destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and English worry. (Wiktionary)