bird call

or bird·call

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noun

a sound made by a bird.
a sound imitating that of a bird.
a device used to imitate the sound of a bird.

Nearby words

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  2. birchen,
  3. bircher,
  4. bird,
  5. bird band,
  6. bird cherry,
  7. bird colonel,
  8. bird dismount,
  9. bird dog,
  10. bird face

Origin of bird call

First recorded in 1615–25

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British Dictionary definitions for bird call

bird call

noun

the characteristic call or song of a bird
an imitation of this
an instrument imitating the call of a bird, used esp by hunters or bird-catchers
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