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bird

1. n. a woman; a girl. I like the bird you were with last night.
2. n. a derisive noise made with the lips; a raspberry. The third time he fumbled, he was greeted by two thousand mouths making the bird.
3. n. an odd person. Some old bird came up to me and tried to sell me a cookbook.
4. n. a rude gesture made with the middle finger. (Usually with the. See comments at finger wave.) A lot of little kids give people the bird all the time because they see it on television.
5. n. an airplane. I like this bird. She’s a dream to fly.
6. n. one hundred dollars. This thing cost three birds! Bull!
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The youth could not but be tempted with the beautiful maiden's offer, but he remembered how the birds had called her the witch, and their warning always sounded in his ears.
AND whenever that little bird sees the Chipmunks, he sings--"Who's-been- digging-up MY-nuts?
While these interesting birds were cooking, Ned prepared the fruit of the bread-tree.
But scarcely had they made half a dozen steps from the edge of the cliff, when a bird came fluttering to meet them.
It will take a keen one to hit that bird, I can tell you, my lad, even if I give you a chance, which is what I have no mind to do.
It was at the time of the ripening rice, and the myriads of birds which came to feed on the coming crop was a serious menace, not only to the district, but to the country at large.
Thereupon the birds changed their tactics, and by common consent soared above the balloon.
I -- want -- you -- " the bird said, and repeated it all over.
Look at your night-gown, if you don't believe me," Solomon said, and with staring eyes Peter looked at his night-gown, and then at the sleeping birds.
So saying--urged by a sense of duty--at the risk of both making myself sick and incurring the wrath of my employers--I got a large flat stone, that had been reared up for a mouse-trap by the gardener; then, having once more vainly endeavoured to persuade the little tyrant to let the birds be carried back, I asked what he intended to do with them.
It was only the soft twitter of a bird, but it seemed to be a peculiarly gifted bird, for while she listened the soft twitter changed to a lively whistle, then a trill, a coo, a chirp, and ended in a musical mixture of all the notes, as if the bird burst out laughing.
As the missletoe is disseminated by birds, its existence depends on birds; and it may metaphorically be said to struggle with other fruit-bearing plants, in order to tempt birds to devour and thus disseminate its seeds rather than those of other plants.
These birds are not unfrequently kept either in cages or in courtyards, with their wings cut.
he sighed quite sorrowful, and gazed at the chirping birds that hopped contentedly from branch to branch, "they are much better off than I
Tiny birds twittered, and now and then fluttered from tree to tree.