thrush

Part of speech: noun

A small singing- bird.

Part of speech: noun

A small migratory song - bird. See illus. in next column.

Part of speech: noun

A disease of the mouth and throat.

Part of speech: noun

A disease of a horse's foot.

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Usage examples "thrush":

  1. He also saw a new bird with a black crest, about the size of a thrush. - "Expedition into Central Australia", Charles Sturt.
  2. He had always sung the plain- tunes in church without taking any particular thought about it; and he sang easily, with a clear young voice which had a full, flute- like note in it like the high, sweet song of a thrush singing in deep woods. - "Master Skylark", John Bennett.
  3. The birds of California, it is said, were mostly silent till after its settlement, and I doubt if the Indians heard the wood thrush as we hear him. - "Wake-Robin", John Burroughs.