Pettychaps
Pettychaps Pet"ty*chaps, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of small European singing birds of the subfamily {Sylviin[ae]}, as the willow warbler, the chiff-chaff, and the golden warbler ({Sylvia hortensis}). [1913 Webster]

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  • pettychaps — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pettychaps — Chiff chaff Chiff chaff, n. [So called from its note.] (Zo[ o]l.) A species of European warbler ({Sylvia hippolais}); called also {chip chap}, and {pettychaps}. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greater pettychaps — Figpecker Fig peck er (f[i^]g p[e^]k [ e]r), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The European garden warbler ({Sylvia hortensis} or {Currica, hortensis}); called also {beccafico} and {greater pettychaps}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sylvia hortensis — Pettychaps Pet ty*chaps, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of small European singing birds of the subfamily {Sylviin[ae]}, as the willow warbler, the chiff chaff, and the golden warbler ({Sylvia hortensis}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Almond willow — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • beccafico — Figpecker Fig peck er (f[i^]g p[e^]k [ e]r), n. (Zo[ o]l.) The European garden warbler ({Sylvia hortensis} or {Currica, hortensis}); called also {beccafico} and {greater pettychaps}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bee bird — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cecidomyia strobiloides — Willow Wil low, n. [OE. wilowe, wilwe, AS. wilig, welig; akin to OD. wilge, D. wilg, LG. wilge. Cf. {Willy}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) Any tree or shrub of the genus {Salix}, including many species, most of which are characterized often used as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chiff-chaff — Chiff chaff, n. [So called from its note.] (Zo[ o]l.) A species of European warbler ({Sylvia hippolais}); called also {chip chap}, and {pettychaps}. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chip-chap — Chiff chaff Chiff chaff, n. [So called from its note.] (Zo[ o]l.) A species of European warbler ({Sylvia hippolais}); called also {chip chap}, and {pettychaps}. || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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