bird bird  /ˈbɜrd/


  1. (n) warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
  2. (n) the flesh of a bird or fowl (wild or domestic) used as food
  3. (n) informal terms for a (young) woman
  4. (n) a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
  5. (n) badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
  6. (v) watch and study birds in their natural habitat

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  1. For the birds A view of nest-rich Thai islands from a forestry guard post.
  2. York City's Central Park may be surrounded by skyscrapers and enveloped in smog, but it is still a paradise for bird watchers.
  3. With eight recorded human cases this year alone, bird flu in China is back.


  1. Rare bird seen at Acton Nature Center

    Bird watchers saw a rare sighting recently at the Acton Nature Center (ANC) – the first recorded sighting for federally endangered black-capped vireo in Hood County. The group has been conducting monthly bird walks at the ANC for over five years, and a black-capped vireo was heard singing and was sighted by more than one observer.… Read the rest
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Hood County News

  2. Bird testing clinic set Saturday in Kennewick

    A free bird testing clinic for poultry owners is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Benton Count
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Tri-City Herald

  3. Bird gets tangled with NV Energy equipment, causes brush fire in southwest Reno

    A bird got tangled up with NV Energy equipment and sparked a small brush fire, NV Energy reports.. An NV Energy crew will replacing the lightning arrestor and other equipment on the pole that was damaged, NV Energy spokesman Karl Walquist said.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

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  1. "I never thought I'd be on Sesame Street with Elmo and Big Bird and I was thrilled," said Mrs. Obama, laughing. "I'm still thrilled. I'm on a high. I think it's probably the best thing I've done so far in the White House."
    on May 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "There is no better deal. This is the deal on the table," said US District Judge Alvin Hellerstein. "People can think, maybe Congress will do something. It's possible. But the old saw applies: The bird in the hand is better than two in the...
    on Jun 11, 2010 By: Alvin K Hellerstein Source: Washington Post

  3. "I'm very aware of the (Bird/Wilkins) game, they don't let you forget it around here," Pierce said. "It's just one of those games where I had it going, LeBron had it going and neither of us wanted to lose, and to be a part of something like...
    on May 18, 2008 By: Paul Pierce Source: Concord Monitor

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