Boblincoln
Bobolink Bob"o*link`, n. (Zo["o]l.) An American singing bird ({Dolichonyx oryzivorus}). The male is black and white; the female is brown; -- called also, {ricebird}, {reedbird}, and {Boblincoln}. [1913 Webster]

The happiest bird of our spring is the bobolink. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bobolink — Bob o*link , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American singing bird ({Dolichonyx oryzivorus}). The male is black and white; the female is brown; called also, {ricebird}, {reedbird}, and {Boblincoln}. [1913 Webster] The happiest bird of our spring is the bobolink …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dolichonyx oryzivorus — Bobolink Bob o*link , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American singing bird ({Dolichonyx oryzivorus}). The male is black and white; the female is brown; called also, {ricebird}, {reedbird}, and {Boblincoln}. [1913 Webster] The happiest bird of our spring is the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reedbird — Bobolink Bob o*link , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American singing bird ({Dolichonyx oryzivorus}). The male is black and white; the female is brown; called also, {ricebird}, {reedbird}, and {Boblincoln}. [1913 Webster] The happiest bird of our spring is the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ricebird — Bobolink Bob o*link , n. (Zo[ o]l.) An American singing bird ({Dolichonyx oryzivorus}). The male is black and white; the female is brown; called also, {ricebird}, {reedbird}, and {Boblincoln}. [1913 Webster] The happiest bird of our spring is the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bobolink — ☆ bobolink [bäb′ə liŋk΄ ] n. [earlier boblincoln: echoic, after its call] a migratory blackbird (Dolichonyx oryzivorus) of North American fields and meadows …   English World dictionary

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