Origin of thrush1
OTHER WORDS FROM thrushthrushlike, adjective
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Other definitions for thrush (2 of 2)
Origin of thrush2
How to use thrush in a sentence
In 2020, a team documented a similar pattern in thrush nightingales, a robin-like songbird.These fuzzy lemurs have a human-like ability to sing on beat|Philip Kiefer|October 26, 2021|Popular-Science
Its authors speculate that kombucha “may be very healthful” in combating yeast infections, thrush, and other forms of candidiasis.Is Celebrity Favorite Kombucha Really a Health and Anti-Aging Cure?|Anneli Rufus|February 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In the fork of two high branches was a great round nest—oh ever so much bigger than the thrush's and the oriole's.Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
She was twelve years his senior but well preserved and "plump as a thrush after harvest."Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
As she worked, a wood thrush called far off, his last long-drawn note ringing like a sweet, wistful fairy horn.
We walked on so together to the spot where we first had met, and where first the thrush had sounded for us his elfin clarion.
A wood-thrush flitted from a ravine as she and Bub went back down the creek—and she stopped with uplifted face to listen.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine|John Fox, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for thrush (1 of 2)
Word Origin for thrush
British Dictionary definitions for thrush (2 of 2)
- a fungal disease of the mouth, esp of infants, and the genitals, characterized by the formation of whitish spots and caused by infection with the fungus Candida albicans
- another word for sprue 1