What does the word magpie mean?

Usage examples for magpie

  1. But here I am chattering like a magpie, and that don't sell my flowers. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  2. The magpie fluttered down into the court, swearing, and the Madman danced out, howling, with his fingers in his mouth. – Tom Brown's School Days by Thomas Hughes