Peasweep
Peasweep Peas"weep`, n. [So called from its note.] [Prov. Eng.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) The pewit, or lapwing. (b) The greenfinch. [1913 Webster]

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  • peasweep — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Embernagra rufivirgata — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • green bird — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • green grosbeak — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • green linnet — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • green olf — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Greenfinch — Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}), in which the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greeny — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ligurinus chloris — Greenfinch Green finch , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A European finch ({Ligurinus chloris}); called also {green bird}, {green linnet}, {green grosbeak}, {green olf}, {greeny}, and {peasweep}. [1913 Webster] 2. The Texas sparrow ({Embernagra rufivirgata}),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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