thrushes
Thickhead Thick"head`, n. 1. A thick-headed or stupid person. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of Australian singing birds of the genus {Pachycephala}. The males of some of the species are bright-colored. Some of the species are popularly called {thrushes}. [1913 Webster]


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  • thrushes — θrʌʃ n. genus of songbirds; fungal disease of mouth and throat; (Slang) female singer (especially of pop music) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Thrushes —  / Thrush    Large speckled brown birds with a special fondness for snails, whose shells they remove by breaking them against stones. A thrush of Erebor was instrumental in the downfall of Smaug …   J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary

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  • Old World ant thrushes — Pitta Pit ta (p[i^]t t[.a]), n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of a large group of bright colored clamatorial birds belonging to {Pitta}, and allied genera of the family {Pittid[ae]}. Most of the species are varied with three or more colors, such as blue,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ant thrushes — Ant Ant, n. [OE. ante, amete, emete, AS. [ae]mete akin to G. ameise. Cf. {Emmet}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A hymenopterous insect of the Linn[ae]an genus {Formica}, which is now made a family of several genera; an emmet; a pismire. [1913 Webster] Note: Among… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • typical thrushes — tikrieji strazdai statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Turdinae angl. typical thrushes ryšiai: platesnis terminas – strazdiniai siauresnis terminas – amerikiniai miškiniai strazdai siauresnis terminas – antiliniai strazdai… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Shortwing (Asian thrushes) — Taxobox name = Shortwings regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Turdidae genus = Brachypteryx genus authority = Horsfield 1821The shortwings are colourful medium sized mostly insectivorous birds in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Song Thrush — Taxobox name = Song Thrush status = LC status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=51607|title=Turdus philomelos|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species is… …   Wikipedia

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