a common large songbird, Toxostoma rufum, of the eastern U.S., having reddish-brown plumage.
- Also called brown thrush .
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How to use brown thrasher in a sentence
Across the fields in the early morning I hear some of the rare April birds,—the chewink and the brown thrasher.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
I can suggest no other explanation than that he must have learned it from the brown thrasher.Riverby | John Burroughs
“They broke my leg with a stone from a sling shot,” piped brown thrasher.Father Thrift and His Animal Friends | Joseph Charles Sindelar
Not many rods from the vireos' cedar-tree was a brown thrasher's nest in a barberry bush.A Rambler's lease | Bradford Torrey
And he couldn't help being a bit disappointed over the way Buddy brown thrasher received it.The Tale of Bobby Bobolink | Arthur Scott Bailey