Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

willow grouse

noun
  1. a N European grouse, Lagopus lagopus, with a reddish-brown plumage and white wings: now regarded as the same species as the red grouse (L. lagopus scoticus) of Britain
Show More
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Examples from the Web for willow grouse

Historical Examples

  • Soon after the salmon feast, Willow-grouse saw her people again.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • When Willow-grouse looked at her dress, she saw it was much the worse for wear.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • Willow-grouse knew that the bare rock was a good shelter in summer.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • Then Willow-grouse became his wife and he lived with her in their new home.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp

  • All but Willow-grouse obeyed; but she heeded not what was said.

    The Later Cave-Men

    Katharine Elizabeth Dopp