Bohemian chatterer
Bohemian Bo*he"mi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See {Bohemian}, n., 2. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or ``Bohemian'' (see {Bohemian}, n., 3); vagabond; unconventional; free and easy. [Modern] [1913 Webster]

Hers was a pleasant Bohemian life till she was five and thirty. --Blackw. Mag. [1913 Webster]

Artists have abandoned their Bohemian manners and customs nowadays. --W. Black. [1913 Webster]

{Bohemian chatterer}, or {Bohemian waxwing} (Zo["o]l.), a small bird of Europe and America ({Ampelis garrulus}); the waxwing.

{Bohemian glass}, a variety of hard glass of fine quality, made in Bohemia. It is of variable composition, containing usually silica, lime, and potash, rarely soda, but no lead. It is often remarkable for beauty of color. [1913 Webster]


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  • Bohemian — Bo*he mi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See {Bohemian}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or Bohemian (see {Bohemian}, n., 3); vagabond;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bohemian glass — Bohemian Bo*he mi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See {Bohemian}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or Bohemian (see {Bohemian}, n., 3);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bohemian waxwing — Bohemian Bo*he mi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See {Bohemian}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or Bohemian (see {Bohemian}, n., 3);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chatterer — Chat ter*er, n. 1. A prater; an idle talker. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the family {Ampelid[ae]} so called from its monotonous note. The {Bohemion chatterer} ({Ampelis garrulus}) inhabits the arctic regions of both continents. In… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bohemion chatterer — Chatterer Chat ter*er, n. 1. A prater; an idle talker. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the family {Ampelid[ae]} so called from its monotonous note. The {Bohemion chatterer} ({Ampelis garrulus}) inhabits the arctic regions of both… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Waxen chatterer — Waxen Wax en, a. 1. Made of wax. The female bee, that . . . builds her waxen cells. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Covered with wax; waxed; as, a waxen tablet. [1913 Webster] 3. Resembling wax; waxy; hence, soft; yielding. [1913 Webster] Men have… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • waxen chatterer — noun : bohemian waxwing …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ampelis garrulus — Bohemian Bo*he mi*an, a. 1. Of or pertaining to Bohemia, or to the language of its ancient inhabitants or their descendants. See {Bohemian}, n., 2. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to a social gypsy or Bohemian (see {Bohemian}, n., 3);… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ampelis garrulus — Chatterer Chat ter*er, n. 1. A prater; an idle talker. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the family {Ampelid[ae]} so called from its monotonous note. The {Bohemion chatterer} ({Ampelis garrulus}) inhabits the arctic regions of both… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cedar bird — Chatterer Chat ter*er, n. 1. A prater; an idle talker. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A bird of the family {Ampelid[ae]} so called from its monotonous note. The {Bohemion chatterer} ({Ampelis garrulus}) inhabits the arctic regions of both… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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