Wilson's thrush
Veery Veer"y, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American thrush ({Turdus fuscescens}) common in the Northern United States and Canada. It is light tawny brown above. The breast is pale buff, thickly spotted with brown. Called also {Wilson's thrush}. [1913 Webster]

Sometimes I hear the veery's clarion. --Thoreau. [1913 Webster]


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  • Wilson's thrush — ☆ Wilson s thrush n. [see WILSON S WARBLER] VEERY …   English World dictionary

  • Wilson's thrush — noun tawny brown North American thrush noted for its song • Syn: ↑veery, ↑Hylocichla fuscescens • Hypernyms: ↑thrush • Member Holonyms: ↑Hylocichla, ↑genus Hylocichla * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wilson's thrush — veery. [1830 40, Amer.; see WILSON S STORM PETREL] * * * …   Universalium

  • Wilson's thrush — n. veery, golden brown thrush noted for its beautiful song and found in eastern United States (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bicknell's Thrush — Taxobox name = Bicknell s Thrush status = VU | status system = IUCN3.1 trend = down regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Passeriformes familia = Turdidae genus = Catharus species = C. bicknelli binomial = Catharus bicknelli… …   Wikipedia

  • Thrush — Thrush, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf. {Throstle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to {Turdus} and allied genera. They are noted for the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrush nightingale — Thrush Thrush, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf. {Throstle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to {Turdus} and allied genera. They are noted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thrush tit — Thrush Thrush, n. [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf. {Throstle}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to {Turdus} and allied genera. They are noted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wilson'sthrush — Wilson s thrush n. See veery.   [After Alexander Wilson (1766 1813), Scottish born American ornithologist.] * * * …   Universalium

  • thrush — (Roget s IV) n. Thrushes include: robin, wood, hermit, dwarf hermit, olive backed, russet backed, willow, Wilson s, brown; see also bird 1 …   English dictionary for students

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