capercailzie capercailzie

Definition(s):

  • (n) large black Old World grouse

Usage(s):

  • Today no one can pluck the capercailzie on Dollfuss' cap without plucking the Roman eagle, the French cock, the British lion as well.

Quotes

  • "Albert returned at half-past three," Victoria wrote. "He had had excellent sport, and the trophies of it were spread out before the house - 19 roe deer, several hares and pheasants, and three brace of grouse; there was also a capercailzie...
    on Aug 24, 2007 By: Queen Victoria Source: guardian.co.uk

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