Canada jay
Canada Can"a*da, n. A country in North America, bordering the United States on the north. It is a federation which includes English-speaking provinces and the French-speaking Province of Quebec. [1913 Webster +PJC]

{Canada balsam}. See under {Balsam}.

{Canada goose}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Wild goose}.

{Canada jay}. See {Whisky Jack}.

{Canada lynx}. (Zo["o]l.) See {Lynx}.

{Canada lily}. (Bot.) a plant of eastern North America ({Lilium canadense}) having yellow or orange flowers with dark spots; called also {meadow lily}. --RHUD

{Canada porcupine} (Zo["o]l.) See {Porcupine}, and {Urson}.

{Canada rice} (Bot.) See under {Rick}.

{Canada robin} (Zo["o]l.), the cedar bird. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Canada jay — n. GRAY JAY * * * …   Universalium

  • Canada jay — n. GRAY JAY …   English World dictionary

  • Canada jay — noun a jay of northern North America with black capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery • Syn: ↑grey jay, ↑gray jay, ↑camp robber, ↑whisker jack, ↑Perisoreus canadensis • Hypernyms: ↑jay …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canada jay — Can′ada jay′ n. orn gray jay • Etymology: 1805–15, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Canada jay. — See gray jay. [1805 15, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Canada jay — noun The gray jay …   Wiktionary

  • Canada jay. — See gray jay. [1805 15, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jay — Jay, n. [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. g[=a]hi. Cf. {Gay}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to {Garrulus}, {Cyanocitta}, and allied genera of the family {Corvidae}. They are allied to the crows, but are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jay pie — Jay Jay, n. [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. g[=a]hi. Cf. {Gay}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to {Garrulus}, {Cyanocitta}, and allied genera of the family {Corvidae}. They are allied to the crows, but are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jay thrush — Jay Jay, n. [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. g[=a]hi. Cf. {Gay}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to {Garrulus}, {Cyanocitta}, and allied genera of the family {Corvidae}. They are allied to the crows, but are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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