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reedling

[reed-ling]
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noun British Dialect.
  1. the bearded tit.
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Origin of reedling

First recorded in 1820–30; reed + -ling1
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British Dictionary definitions for reedling

reedling

noun
  1. a titlike Eurasian songbird, Panurus biarmicus, common in reed beds: family Muscicapidae (Old World flycatchers, etc). It has a tawny back and tail and, in the male, a grey-and-black headAlso called: bearded tit
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