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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - European songbird noted for its melodious nocturnal song.

Usage examples (36)
  • He sends his courtiers to take a nightingale from the nearby forest and present her as a guest at court.
  • But after our Father and the Old Squire went to law, Mother told us we must be content with hearing the nightingale from a distance.
  • – the sweet nightingale is pouring forth its evening melody.
  • Now my voice has lost its melting music, and he sends his accomplice to leave the mute 'nightingale' -- how often he has called me so! for more
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