Definition of Bird of jove

1. Noun. Any of various large keen-sighted diurnal birds of prey noted for their broad wings and strong soaring flight.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bird Of Jove

bird dog
bird dogged
bird dogging
bird dogs
bird dropping spider
bird dropping spiders
bird face
bird family
bird fancier
bird flu
bird food
bird genus
bird in the bosom
bird in the hand
bird louse
bird of Jove
bird of Juno
bird of Minerva
bird of night
bird of one's own brain
bird of paradise
bird of passage
bird of passages
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bird pepper
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bird song
bird strike

Literary usage of Bird of jove

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1. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Is clutched in eagle-talons, when the bird Of Jove soars skyward with his prey; or tender Iamb From bleating mother and the broken fold Is stolen by the ..."

2. The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems by Charles Grosvenor Osgood (1900)
"Among the later classics the eagle is the bird of Jove, as represented in PL ii. 185. The passage may be referred to &n. i. 393, where as an omen Venus ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"Indeed, it is hardly of the earth at all; it is "the bird of heaven," " the Olympian eagle," and " the bold imperial bird of Jove. ..."

4. The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems by Charles Grosvenor Osgood (1900)
"Among the later classics the eagle is the bird of Jove, as represented in PL ii. 185. The passage may be referred to ^£>zi 393, where as an omen Venus ..."

5. The Æneid of Virgil by Virgil (1910)
"Is clutched in eagle-talons, when the bird Of Jove soars skyward with his prey; or tender Iamb From bleating mother and the broken fold Is stolen by the ..."

6. The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems by Charles Grosvenor Osgood (1900)
"Among the later classics the eagle is the bird of Jove, as represented in PL ii. 185. The passage may be referred to &n. i. 393, where as an omen Venus ..."

7. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"Indeed, it is hardly of the earth at all; it is "the bird of heaven," " the Olympian eagle," and " the bold imperial bird of Jove. ..."

8. The Classical Mythology of Milton's English Poems by Charles Grosvenor Osgood (1900)
"Among the later classics the eagle is the bird of Jove, as represented in PL ii. 185. The passage may be referred to ^£>zi 393, where as an omen Venus ..."

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