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Origin of thrush1
OTHER WORDS FROM thrushthrushlike, adjective
Words nearby thrush
Definition for thrush (2 of 2)
Origin of thrush2
Example sentences from the Web for thrush
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