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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Large long-tailed gallinaceous bird native to the Old World but introduced elsewhere.

Usage examples (29)
  • Making a play on the word pheasant doesn't make you Oscar Bloody Wilde.
  • However, if the pheasant is within 25 yards and is in the middle of the pattern, even #8's can be effective.
  • My dear Miss Barnes, - I send you a pheasant, which is a trophy as well as a dead bird!
  • The breast, wings and merry-thought of a pheasant are the most highly prized, although the legs are considered very finely flavored. for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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