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  • n. Alternative spelling of yellowbird.


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  • The dresses shown in that link include a Duro, the pink jellybean dress, the blogiversary dress, the stunt Valentine's Dress, and the yellow-bird dress.

    May 2008

  • I tihnk it would look nice as trim on the yellow-bird dress.

    !!! - A Dress A Day

  • And in unrelated news, if you want to see me wearing the yellow-bird dress, there's a picture up here.

    October 2007

  • By and by one eye opened; and, peeping out, she saw her mistress walking across the room with a dear little yellow-bird in her hand, which she placed on a plant that stood on the top shelf of the plant-stand.

    The Nursery, July 1873, Vol. XIV. No. 1

  • These nests are so durable, that a yellow-bird has been known to place her own over an old one of a previous year, made by this bird; and field-mice, probably the jumping-mice, are said frequently to take possession of them after the vireo and its brood are gone.

    Rural Hours

  • Then Ann Putnam, that other child of twelve, joined in; "There flies the yellow-bird to the minister's hat, hanging on the pin in the pulpit."

    Dulcibel A Tale of Old Salem

  • But he braced himself up in spite of Ann and the demoniacal yellow-bird, and finished the service.

    Sabbath in Puritan New England

  • Three Bad Bears, and honey-cakes and candy apples, and a little yellow-bird in a cage, and what not?

    Children of the Tenements

  • Mais! there it was, looking very suspicious in Kookoo's eyes, and the lady's domestic, as tidy as a yellow-bird, went and sat on it.

    Old Creole Days

  • Her husband had made up his mind to get her some little keepsake; and when he had taken her to the hotel he ran back to one of the shops, and hastily bought her a feather fan, -- a magnificent thing of deep magenta dye shading into blue, with a whole yellow-bird transfixed in the centre.

    Complete March Family Trilogy


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