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Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster]

{Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo["o]l.), the fieldfare; -- so called from its harsh cry before rain.

{Screech rain}.

{Screech hawk} (Zo["o]l.), the European goatsucker; -- so called from its note. [Prov. Eng.]

{Screech owl}. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A small American owl ({Scops asio}), either gray or reddish in color. (b) The European barn owl. The name is applied also to other species. [1913 Webster]


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  • Screech — Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster] {Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo[ o]l.), the fieldfare; so called from its harsh cry before rain. {Screech rain}. {Screech hawk} (Zo[ …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screech bird — Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster] {Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo[ o]l.), the fieldfare; so called from its harsh cry before rain. {Screech rain}. {Screech… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screech hawk — Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster] {Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo[ o]l.), the fieldfare; so called from its harsh cry before rain. {Screech rain}. {Screech… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screech owl — Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster] {Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo[ o]l.), the fieldfare; so called from its harsh cry before rain. {Screech rain}. {Screech… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Screech thrush — Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster] {Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo[ o]l.), the fieldfare; so called from its harsh cry before rain. {Screech rain}. {Screech… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scops asio — Screech Screech, n. A harsh, shrill cry, as of one in acute pain or in fright; a shriek; a scream. [1913 Webster] {Screech bird}, or {Screech thrush} (Zo[ o]l.), the fieldfare; so called from its harsh cry before rain. {Screech rain}. {Screech… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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