capercailzie :

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  • n  large black Old World grouse

  • The skvader has a hare's head and legs (with the typical capercailzie red patch over the eyes), and the wings and hind body of a capercailzie.
  • Today no one can pluck the capercailzie on Dollfuss' cap without plucking the Roman eagle, the French cock, the British lion as well.

  • Queen Victoria in
    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...

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