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not (hear) a dicky bird

To not hear, say, or receive a sound, utterance, or item of communication. ("Dicky bird" is sometimes hyphenated.) We've had him detained for four hours, but he won't say a dicky bird to us about his involvement in the robbery. We haven't heard a dicky-bird out of the kids all night—I think one of us should go check on them.
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not a dicky bird

not a word; nothing at all. informal
Dicky bird is rhyming slang for ‘word’.
1988 Glenn Patterson Burning Your Own Sammy put his ear to where he thought its heart ought to be: not a dickybird.
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Its heroine, named after Dickey's young daughter, gets enlisted by a kingdom of flying squirrels to rid themselves of the Shape-Shifter, a metaphysical boogie man Dickey described as ``like the wrong side of brightness.
In addition to books of essays and what he called self-interviews, Dickey turned out some 20 volumes of poetry, many of them vividly muscular and passionate, almost always composed in a solidly purposeful English.
Dickey admits the growth strategy is aggressive but is definitely within reach.
Dickey was President, Chief Executive Officer and CFO of Protarga, Inc.
an infrastructure that is on the verge of obsolescence due to its service limitations," said James Byerley, assistant general manager at Dickey Rural.
The exercise of the warrants and increase in ownership of Cumulus Media's common stock as a result of the distributions by CML Holdings, DBBC and DBBC of Georgia are clear indications of the Dickey family's strongly held belief in the long-term value of Cumulus Media.
I really like travelling around to our local restaurants and getting to meet with our great guests," said Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr.
Dickey, will be on hand to autograph 100 copies of his cookbook.
Dickey joins the party to mingle with guests and hand out 100 autographed copies of his cookbook, Mr.
I take great pleasure in meeting our local guests and visiting our dedicated franchisees in their restaurants," said chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr.
locals can beef up their barbecue skills when Roland Dickey, Sr.
Not only is Dickey's dedicated to quality food at a great value," said Roland Dickey, Jr.
March 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dickey's Barbecue Pit in Gulfport is throwing a three-day celebration from Thursday, April 3 through Saturday, April 5 with a special appearance on Saturday by Roland Dickey , chairman of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, Inc.
On Saturday, Roland Dickey, chairman of Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants, will be stopping by to give away copies of his book, " Mr.
We've had remarkable growth in Utah," said Roland Dickey, Jr.