coal tit

noun

a small European songbird, Parus ater, having a black head with a white patch on the nape: family Paridae (tits)

Nearby words

  1. coal pot,
  2. coal sack,
  3. coal scuttle,
  4. coal seam,
  5. coal tar,
  6. coal-tar creosote,
  7. coal-tar pitch,
  8. coala,
  9. coalbin,
  10. coaler

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Examples from the Web for coal tit

  • Both kinds are perfectly amicable together, but a marsh will make way for a coal-tit.

    In a Cheshire Garden|Geoffrey Egerton-Warburton