Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The American wood-thrush, Turdus mustelinus.

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Examples

  • They affect us like translations; the very fauna and flora are alien, remote; the dog's-tooth violet is but an ill substitute for the rathe primrose, nor can we ever believe that the wood-robin sings as sweetly in April as the English thrush.

    The Kipling Reader Selections from the Books of Rudyard Kipling

  • They affect us like translations; the very fauna and flora are alien, remote; the dog's-tooth violet is but an ill substitute for the rathe primrose, nor can we ever believe that the wood-robin sings as sweetly in April as the English thrush.

    Verses 1889-1896

  • The clear concerts of the frogs ring loudly out from marsh and lake, and at this season alone is heard the lay of the wood-robin, and the blackbird.

    Sketches and Tales Illustrative of Life in the Backwoods of New Brunswick, North America

  • Like the chirping of the wood-robin murmured their tuneful voices,

    Man of Uz, and Other Poems

  • They affect us like translations; the very fauna and flora are alien, remote; the dog's-tooth violet is but an ill substitute for the rathe primrose, nor can we ever believe that the wood-robin sings as sweetly in April as the English thrush. "

    The Seven Seas

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