Origin of robin redbreast
1400–50; late Middle English (Scots); robin, special use of Robin
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Then was it the beetles who were burying the robin-redbreast?
And so to December and the end of the year, which the robin-redbreast always sings out with a happy Christmas carol.Birds of the wave and woodland
Phil (Philip Stewart) Robinson
I did not mean to trouble her, but I was determined not to lose the chance of being Brother of Pity to a robin-redbreast.