Gorse bird

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Gorse bird (Zoöl) the European linnet; -- called also gorse hatcher.
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Usage

In literature:

Up whirred four birds out of a patch of gorse behind the dog, all presenting most beautiful shots.
"Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour" by R. S. Surtees
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