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birdsong

[burd-sawng, -song]
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noun
  1. the singing or calling of birds, especially songbirds.
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Origin of birdsong

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Examples from the Web for birdsong

Historical Examples

  • There were shadows in Bochyn, for all the sunlight and birdsong and sweetpeas blossom.

    Carnival

    Compton Mackenzie

  • Ivra's voice was shrill and sweet, and rang through the bare woods like a birdsong.

  • "It's a Yankee firm up North," answered Mr. Birdsong, masticating slowly.

    Old Judge Priest

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • Mr. Birdsong felt in his pocket for his plug and helped himself to a copious chew, meanwhile looking meaningly back at Mr. Milam.

    Old Judge Priest

    Irvin S. Cobb

  • Close on Sheriff Birdsong's hurrying heels the judge himself issued forth from the sheriff's office.

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    Irvin S. Cobb


British Dictionary definitions for birdsong

birdsong

noun
  1. the musical call of a bird or birds
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