Origin of ouzel
Examples from the Web for ouzel
He could no longer conceal his anxiety about the Ouzel Galley.
Day after day and week after week went by, and still the Ouzel Galley did not appear.
The wind was light, and the Ouzel Galley made but slow progress.
Why, that is one of the fellows who betrayed the Ouzel Galley into the hands of the enemy!
Not a pirate now remained alive on the deck of the Ouzel Galley.
Word Origin and History for ouzel
also ousel, from Old English osle "blackbird," from West Germanic *amslon- (cf. Old High German amsala, German amsel), probably from PIE *ams- "black, blackbird" (cf. Latin merula "blackbird," Welsh mwyalch "blackbird, thrush," Breton moualch "ouzel").