Thatch sparrow


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Thatch sparrow the house sparrow.
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In literature:

The thatch of the sheds was all worn away, mossgrown, and bored by the sparrows.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
In what manner could a gray sparrow from under a village thatched hut be transformed into a paradisiacal bird?
"Whirlpools" by Henryk Sienkiewicz