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jaybird

[ jey-burd ]
/ ˈdʒeɪˌbɜrd /
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Origin of jaybird

An Americanism dating back to 1655–65; jay1 + bird
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Idioms and Phrases with jaybird

jaybird

see naked as a jaybird.

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