from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the head yellow, or yellow on the head: as, the yellow-headed blackbird. See cut under Xanthocephalus.


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  • A yellow-headed blackbird throws its head back over its shoulder, singing ecstatically from its perch on a swaying cattail.

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  • There were so many daffodils - he would carefully slink between them, never breaking a single stalk, lay down in their yellow-headed shade and sleep.

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  • Xie cited the case of the yellow-headed box turtle, which is endemic to Anhui.

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  • Kingston Hospital, the bitch Chooka Frood and her yellow-headed ghost girl, his pocket-pianino and the man who owned it.

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  • He glanced up; on the wall, just above the Sony, he'd hung her gift, tacking it there with a yellow-headed drawing pin through the hole at its center. closed his eyes.

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  • Joe Wright is a real character: in a Gen X mockery of baby boom imagery, he draws Watchmen-like smiley faces on the yellow-headed 40-mm grenade rounds he carries.

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  • A most notable arrival of late has been the huge flocks of yellow-headed blackbirds.

    One for the birds in Ajijic, Mexico

  • However, it is literally possible to see thousands of yellow-headed blackbirds as they fly over Lake Chapala each morning and evening, forming undulating ribbons as they soar and dip over the lake shore.

    One for the birds in Ajijic, Mexico

  • The yellow-headed blackbird spends the spring and summer in the western half of the continent, breeding in the central and northern part of the US and Canada.

    One for the birds in Ajijic, Mexico

  • The golden-headed box turtle, or yellow-headed box turtle, (Cuora aurocapitata) is found in in Namling County, Yixian, Guande, Jingxian of China.

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