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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Either one of two small woodland birds of Europe, belonging to the subfamily Sylviinæ.
  • n. A supposed species of true wren, described by Audubon in 1834 as Troglodytes americanus, but not different from the common house-wren of the United States.


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