Perisoreus Canadensis
Whisky Whis"ky, Whiskey Whis"key, n. [Ir. or Gael. uisge water (perhaps akin to E. wash, water) in uisgebeatha whiskey, properly, water of life. Cf. {Usquebaugh}.] An intoxicating liquor distilled from grain, potatoes, etc., especially in Scotland, Ireland, and the United States. In the United States, whisky is generally distilled from maize, rye, or wheat, but in Scotland and Ireland it is often made from malted barley. [1913 Webster]

{Bourbon whisky}, corn whisky made in Bourbon County, Kentucky.

{Crooked whisky}. See under {Crooked}.

{Whisky Jack} (Zo["o]l.), the Canada jay ({Perisoreus Canadensis}). It is noted for its fearless and familiar habits when it frequents the camps of lumbermen in the winter season. Its color is dull grayish blue, lighter beneath. Called also {moose bird}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Perisoreus canadensis — noun a jay of northern North America with black capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery • Syn: ↑Canada jay, ↑grey jay, ↑gray jay, ↑camp robber, ↑whisker jack • Hypernyms: ↑jay • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Perisoreus Canadensis — Jay Jay, n. [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. g[=a]hi. Cf. {Gay}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to {Garrulus}, {Cyanocitta}, and allied genera of the family {Corvidae}. They are allied to the crows, but are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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