• WordNet 3.6
    • n tody tiny insectivorous West Indian bird having red-and-green plumage and a long straight bill
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tody (Zoöl) Any one of several species of small insectivorous West Indian birds of the genus Todus. They are allied to the kingfishers.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tody A bird of the genus Todus or family Todidæ.
    • n tody One of several birds formerly misplaced in the genus Todus. They belong to the family Tyrannidæ and elsewhere. Thus, the royal or king tody is Muscivora regia (“Todus” regius of Gmelin, 1788); the Javan tody of Latham is a broadbill, Eurylæmus javanicus, of Java, Sumatra, Borneo, the Malay peninsula, etc.; the great-billed tody of Latham is another bird of this family, Cymborhynchus macrorhynchus.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tody tō′di a small West Indian insectivorous bird—the green sparrow, green humming-bird, &c.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. NL. todus, F. todier, G. todvogel,


In literature:

Still less likely is it that they have ever been at Todi, for that is the name of the place I am alluding to.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science" by Various
Goethe, in creating this character, must have had in his mind the unique Jacopone da Todi.
"The Evolution of Love" by Emil Lucka
Assisi, Spoleto, Todi, Trevi, crown lesser heights within the range of vision.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
Assisi, Spoleto, Todi, Trevi, crown lesser heights within the range of vision.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Although Alexander made Cardinal Gurk legate for Perugia and Todi early in October, he reserved Spoleto for his daughter.
"Lucretia Borgia" by Ferdinand Gregorovius
But say, Todie, why don't you drink a drop?
"Three People" by Pansy
Martin, bishop of Rome, was born at Todi, in Italy.
"Fox's Book of Martyrs" by John Foxe
One of the earliest of the souls so revealed is that of the Blessed Jacopone of Todi.
"Renaissance Fancies and Studies" by Violet Paget (AKA Vernon Lee)
From Perugia there came no aid, by reason of the war which they had with Todi and Spoleto.
"Villani's Chronicle" by Giovanni Villani
He visited all Europe, even penetrating to St. Petersburg, in company with Sarti and Todi.
"Famous Singers of To-day and Yesterday" by Henry C. Lahee
Spoleto possesses one, but Todi, next to it, has never had one.
"Rome" by Mildred Anna Rosalie Tuker

In news:

And Mrs Merlin (Chris) Christiansen as they appear tody.
Reader photos of Puerto Rican Tody, Barn Swallow, Sunbittern, American Robin, Sooty Shearwater, Red-winged Blackbird, Brown Jay, Rough-legged Hawk, Yellow Warbler, and other birds.

In science:

Simple Image Access Protocol (Tody & Plante 2009) states that “an image should be a calibrated ob ject frame” and specifies some loose requirements for astrometric meta-data. Blind astrometric calibration of arbitrary astronomical images
Tody, D. 1993, in Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conference Series, Vol. 52, Astronomical Data Analysis Software and Systems II, ed. R. J.
The Discovery of gamma-Ray Emission From The Blazar RGB J0710+591
Vospace specification. {IVOA Recommendation}, 2009. [std:tap] Patrick Dowler, Guy Rixon, Doug Tody.
IVOA Recommendation: Universal Worker Service Pattern Version 1.0
Ivoa astronomical data query language. {IVOA Recommendation}, 2008. [std:siap] Doug Tody and Ray Plant, Paul Harrison, editor.
IVOA Recommendation: Universal Worker Service Pattern Version 1.0
Access Protocol (Tody et al. 2006 in prep.) admits service-specific parameters).
Formation and Evolution of Dwarf Elliptical Galaxies
It is, however, a simple matter to rescale the individual images to a common value using, for example, the IRAF (Tody  ) task MAGNIFY.
Optimal Addition of Images for Detection and Photometry