Origin of songbird
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Examples from the Web for songbird
The British songbird thanked the doctors “who brought my voice back.”Adele, Whitney Tribute: 12 Best Moments from the Grammys, 2012 (VIDEO)
February 13, 2012
A racy photo of songbird Christina Aguilera appeared on the Internet in December 2010.Celebrities' Email Hacking Nightmare
October 14, 2011
But with songbird populations falling all across North America, I do think it's time for a movement to keep cats indoors.
The article ran beneath a photograph of a gray-and-white kitty munching on the head of a songbird.
"We leave you at the next station," said Songbird, to the Rovers.
"Save it, Songbird, until we're on the yacht," interrupted Sam.
"I thought you'd be on this train," answered Songbird Powell.
"When I got your invitation I danced a jig of delight," went on Songbird.
"I'd like to go down and have a look," put in Songbird eagerly.
- any passerine bird of the suborder Oscines, having highly developed vocal organs and, in most, a musical callRelated adjective: oscine
- any bird having a musical call
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