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Definitions from The Online Plain Text English Dictionary:

  • (n.) A warm-blooded, feathered vertebrate provided with wings. See Aves.
  • (n.) Fig.: A girl; a maiden.
  • (n.) Orig., a chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling; and hence, a feathered flying animal (see 2).
  • (n.) Specifically, among sportsmen, a game bird.
  • (v. i.) Hence: To seek for game or plunder; to thieve.
  • (v. i.) To catch or shoot birds.

    OPTED is a public domain English word list dictionary, based on the public domain portion of "The Project Gutenberg Etext of Webster's Unabridged Dictionary" which is in turn based on the 1913 US Webster's Unabridged Dictionary. (See Project Gutenburg.)

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