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robin redbreast

robin (defs 1, 2).
Origin of robin redbreast
late Middle English
1400-50; late Middle English (Scots); robin, special use of Robin Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Nevertheless the tears were many and bitter which Jacinth shed when the last night of their stay at robin redbreast came.

    Robin Redbreast Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • But she did not understand the peculiar architecture of robin redbreast.

    Robin Redbreast Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • Good morning, robin redbreast; and where mayest thou be going so early on this cold winter's day?

    The Scottish Fairy Book Elizabeth W. Grierson
  • It was only,' and her voice faltered a little, 'the associations with robin redbreast.

    Robin Redbreast Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • There on a branch of the maple tree was robin redbreast singing merrily.

    Bobby of Cloverfield Farm Helen Fuller Orton
  • The robin redbreast is a prime favourite in English cottage homes.

  • It is rather the robin redbreast which revolts against being expected to sit behind bars and sing like a mechanical toy.

  • The cock or the robin redbreast warns her in vain, and she is swallowed.

    Popular Tales Charles Perrault
  • And as she was walking down the burnside she saw a little robin redbreast hopping up and down on the branches of a briar bush.

    The Scottish Fairy Book Elizabeth W. Grierson

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