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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Small European thrush having reddish flanks; North American blackbird with scarlet patches on the wings.

Usage examples (38)
  • The redwing is the first bird to come north for the spring.
  • The liquid notes of a redwing blackbird dropped into the stillness that followed.
  • The house looks out across a wide, overgrown canyon with redwing hawks circling lazily overhead.
  • All my sins rise like redwing blackbirds of summer into the certainty of trees — of maple& cherry for more
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