Strepera anaphonesis
Squeaker Squeak"er (-[~e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, squeaks. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The Australian gray crow shrike ({Strepera anaphonesis}); -- so called from its note. [1913 Webster]

3. (a) A contest won by a small margin. (b) A narrow escape from harm. [Colloq.] [PJC]


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  • Squeaker — Squeak er ( [ e]r), n. 1. One who, or that which, squeaks. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) The Australian gray crow shrike ({Strepera anaphonesis}); so called from its note. [1913 Webster] 3. (a) A contest won by a small margin. (b) A narrow escape… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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