brown thrasher

Definitions

  • brown thrasher
    brown thrasher
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n brown thrasher common large songbird of eastern United States having reddish-brown plumage
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Usage

In literature:

His coat was a beautiful reddish-brown, not quite so bright as that of Brownie the Thrasher.
"The Burgess Bird Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
There is the big brown bird that you call a Thrasher, with his striped breast and long tail that spreads like a fan.
"Citizen Bird" by Mabel Osgood Wright and Elliott Coues
In April look for the brown thrasher, catbird, wren, barn, eave and tree swallows, martins, king birds and chipping sparrows.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
The brown thrasher is a beautiful singer and eats many insects, mostly injurious.
"Checking the Waste" by Mary Huston Gregory
So he told Buddy Brown Thrasher that his promise was fair enough.
"The Tale of Bobby Bobolink" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Now, one of the finest singers in the whole neighborhood was Buddy Brown-Thrasher.
"The Tale of Jasper Jay" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Thrasher, brown, and weasels, 85.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
The cutest one of all is Brown Thrasher.
"Birds Illustrated by Color Photograph [March 1897]" by Various
I have also heard a robin that sang to perfection the song of the brown thrasher; it had, no doubt, caught it by imitation.
"Ways of Nature" by John Burroughs
But the king of the chaparral was the great brown thrasher.
"A-Birding on a Bronco" by Florence A. Merriam
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