Definition of Hangbirds

1. Noun. (plural of hangbird) ¹



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Definition of Hangbirds

1. hangbird [n] - See also: hangbird

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hangbirds

hang up
hang up one's boots
hangable
hangar
hangar-queen
hangar queen
hangarage
hangared
hangaring
hangarless
hangarlike
hangars
hangashore
hangashores
hangbird
hangbirds (current term)
hangdog
hangdogs
hanged
hanged, drawn and quartered
hanged by a thread
hanger
hanger-on
hangerless
hangers
hangers-on
hangeth
hangfire
hangfires
hangi

Literary usage of Hangbirds

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1. The Works of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt (1903)
"... and hangbirds, and the other a kind of pipit. To me both of these birds are among the most attractive singers to which I have ever listened; ..."

2. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"The vireos build hanging nests, thus gaining for themselves the name of hangbirds. This blue-headed, or solitary vireo, is with us from late April until ..."

3. Jack and Janet in the Philippines: A Sequel to Around the World with Jack by Norma Waterbury Thomas (1918)
"They look like hangbirds* nests. These ants bite like everything, if you disturb their nests. At certain seasons ants and cockroaches have wings and seem to ..."

4. The Old Rome and the New and Other Stories by William James Stillman (1898)
"It is a glorious, blue, north-westerly sky; the oak woods are pink with buds; the linnets, catbirds, fire-hangbirds, and robins are all singing ..."

5. Boys' and Girls' Bookshelf by Hamilton Wright Mabie, University Society, New York (1915)
"... When the fresh winds blow, and the hangbirds bring Home grubs, and sing To their young ones, a-swing In their basket-nest, tied up by its string. ..."

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