weirangle
Wariangle War`i*an"gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w["u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo["o]l.) The red-backed shrike ({Lanius collurio}); -- called also {w["u]rger}, {worrier}, and {throttler}. [Written also {warriangle}, {weirangle}, etc.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Lanius collurio — Wariangle War i*an gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w[ u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo[ o]l.) The red backed shrike ({Lanius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • throttler — Wariangle War i*an gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w[ u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo[ o]l.) The red backed shrike ({Lanius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wariangle — War i*an gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w[ u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo[ o]l.) The red backed shrike ({Lanius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • warriangle — Wariangle War i*an gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w[ u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo[ o]l.) The red backed shrike ({Lanius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • worrier — Wariangle War i*an gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w[ u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo[ o]l.) The red backed shrike ({Lanius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • wurger — Wariangle War i*an gle, n. [OE. wariangel, weryangle; cf. AS. wearg outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs (in comp.), G. w[ u]rgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry.] (Zo[ o]l.) The red backed shrike ({Lanius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Great Grey Shrike — Nominate subspecies Lanius excubitor excubitor Note Striped Field Mouse (Apodemus agrarius) prey propped up on thorn Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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