- the singing or calling of birds, especially songbirds.
Origin of birdsong
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Examples from the Web for birdsong
There were shadows in Bochyn, for all the sunlight and birdsong and sweetpeas blossom.Carnival
Ivra's voice was shrill and sweet, and rang through the bare woods like a birdsong.The Little House in the Fairy Wood
Ethel Cook Eliot
"It's a Yankee firm up North," answered Mr. Birdsong, masticating slowly.
Mr. Birdsong felt in his pocket for his plug and helped himself to a copious chew, meanwhile looking meaningly back at Mr. Milam.
Close on Sheriff Birdsong's hurrying heels the judge himself issued forth from the sheriff's office.Back Home
Irvin S. Cobb
- the musical call of a bird or birds
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