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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead; Small finch originally of the western United States and Mexico.

Usage examples (37)
  • The linnet is here, and the lark, and the yellowhammer,
  • For the voice that he swore 'ud out-call the linnet's
  • There is something very Arcadian and un-Cockney-like in the idea of linnet-singing in Lock's Fields.
  • The English word linnet does not, to my mind, convey so much of simple beauty and of pastoral ideas as belong to our Scottish word LINTIE. for more
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