Definition of Cheewink

1. Noun. Common towhee of eastern North America.

Exact synonyms: Chewink, Pipilo Erythrophthalmus
Generic synonyms: Towhee
Group relationships: Genus Pipilo, Pipilo



Definition of Cheewink

1. a type of finch [n -S] - See also: finch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheewink

cheesetastic
cheesey
cheesier
cheesiest
cheesily
cheesiness
cheesinesses
cheesing
cheesing off
cheesology
cheesy
cheesy abscess
cheesy pus
cheetah
cheetahs
cheewink (current term)
cheewinks
chef
chef's salad
chef-d'oeuvre
chef-d'œuvre
chef d'oeuvre
chef de partie
chef salad
chef salads
chefdom
chefdoms
chefed
cheffed
cheffing

Literary usage of Cheewink

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1. Rural Rhymes by Silas Bettes McManus, William E. Hutchinson (1898)
"cheewink ||HE catbird sets on the willer lim', As is bendin' over the run ter drink, And yapps what I recken es seems ter him A wonderful gallus ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly (1893)
"Instead of the buzz of the mill and the commotion of men at work, there can now be heard only the chirping of insects and the song of the cheewink by day ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"Instead of the buzz of the mill and the commotion of men at work, there can now be heard only the chirping of insects and the song of the cheewink by day ..."

4. History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania: From the Discovery of the by George Smith (1862)
"Spiza cyanea. Indigo-bird. Frequent. 155. Cardinalis virginianus. Cardinal Grosbeak. Red-bird. Frequent. 156. Pipilo erythropthalmus. cheewink. Abundant. ..."

5. Birds and Bees: Essays by John Burroughs (1887)
"It is not a bird that skulks and hides, like the cat-bird, the brown-thrasher, the chat, or the cheewink, and its nest is not concealed with the same art as ..."

6. Wake-robin by John Burroughs (1884)
"There is also a Western chickadee, a Western cheewink, a Western blue jay, a Western meadow-lark, a Western snow-bird, a Western bluebird, ..."

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