bird of (one's) own brain(redirected from a bird of their own brains)
bird of (one's) own brain
obsolete A thought or idea of one's own conception, especially that which is confidential or unknown to others. I know not what she thinks of me, for that is a bird in her own brain and kept from my eyes.
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