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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The plumage-marking of a bird formed by the secondary feathers of the wing, when the wing is closed and these feathers differ in color from the rest of the plumage: so called because in the black-breasted red game type of coloring this marking is of a bay color. See speculum, 3 , and first cut under wing.

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