tiddy
Tidy Ti"dy, n. (Zo["o]l.) The wren; -- called also {tiddy}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

The tidy for her notes as delicate as they. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

Note: This name is probably applied also to other small singing birds, as the goldcrest. [1913 Webster]


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