Blackbird

• (n.) In England, a species of thrush (Turdus merula), a singing bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given to several birds, as the Quiscalus versicolor, or crow blackbird; the Agelaeus phoeniceus, or red-winged blackbird; the cowbird; the rusty grackle, etc. See Redwing. • (n.) A native of any of the islands near Que...
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blackbird

(from the article `migration`) Tits (Parus), goldfinches (Carduelis carduelis), and blackbirds (Turdus merula) are usually sedentary in western Europe; they are usually migratory, ...
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blackbird

merle noun common black European thrush
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Blackbird

[journal] Blackbird is an online journal of literature and the arts based in the United States that posts two issues a year, May 1 and November 1. During the six month run of an issue, additional content appears as `featured` content. Previous issues are archived online in their entirety. == Background == Blackbird publishes fiction, poetry...
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Blackbird

[land yacht] The Blackbird is an experimental land yacht, built to demonstrate that it is possible to sail directly downwind faster than the wind. In 2006, following a viral internet debate started as a brain teaser, a propeller-driven land yacht was built and filmed, showing it was possible to sail `dead` downwind faster than the wind by t...
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Blackbird

[memoir] Blackbird is a memoir by the American journalist and author Jennifer Lauck. Published in October 2000, Blackbird became a New York Times bestseller and was translated into twenty-two languages, making the bestseller lists in London, Ireland and Spain. In this memoir, Lauck conveys the perceptions, thoughts, and emotions of a fright...
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Blackbird

[online platform] Blackbird was the codename for an online content authoring platform developed by Microsoft in the mid-90s based on the concept of distributed OLE (Object Linking and Embedding) and meant as an alternative to HTML. With scripting capability for HTML yet to be demonstrated, it was to be a means to serve dynamic, media-rich a...
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Blackbird

[violin] The Blackbird, also called the Black Stone Violin, is a full-size playable violin made of black diabase after drawings by Antonio Stradivari (Stradivarius), but with technical modifications to allow it to be played. The violin was conceived and designed by the Swedish artist Lars Widenfalk. It was named the Blackbird after the comm...
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Blackbird

Black'bird (blăk'bẽrd) noun (Zoology) In England, a species of thrush ( Turdus merula ), a singing bird with a fin note; the merle. In America the name is given to several birds, as the Quiscalus versicolor , or crow blackbird; the Agelæus phœniceus , or re...
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Blackbird

Black'bird noun 1. Among slavers and pirates, a negro or Polynesian. [ Cant] 2. A native of any of the islands near Queensland; -- called also Kanaka . [ Australia]
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blackbird

Bird Turdus merula of the thrush family, Muscicapidae, order Passeriformes, about 25 cm/10 in long. The male is black with a yellow bill and eyelids, the female dark brown with a dark beak. It lays three to five blue-green eggs with brown spots in a nest of grass and moss, plastered with mud, built in thickets or creeper&...
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blackbird

blackbird, common name in North America of a perching bird allied to the bobolink, the meadow lark, the oriole, and the grackle and belonging to the family Icteridae. The European blackbird, Turdus merula, is a thrush. The blackbird is possibly the most numerous N America land bird. The red-winged b...
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blackbird

in the New World, any of several species belonging to the family Icteridae (order Passeriformes); also, an Old World thrush (Turdus merula). The Old ... [1 related articles]
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Blackbird

Multi-engine jet reconnaissance aircraft [US]
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blackbird

The animal (also black thrush) is one of the Schad birds; see below throttle,
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Blackbird

The blackbird or merle (Turdus merula) is a British bird of the thrush family common in Britain and throughout Europe. It is larger than the common thrush, its length being about 25 cm. The male has black plumage and a yellow bill. The female is dark brown with a dark bill. The nest is usually in a thick bush, and is built of grass, roots, twigs, e...
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blackbird

[n] - common black European thrush
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