Definition of Chewink

1. Noun. Common towhee of eastern North America.

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



Definition of Chewink

1. n. An american bird (Pipilo erythrophthalmus) of the Finch family, so called from its note; -- called also towhee bunting and ground robin.

Definition of Chewink

1. Noun. A bird, ''Pipilo erythrophthalmus'', the Eastern towhee. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chewink

1. a common finch [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chewink

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chewiness
chewinesses
chewing
chewing cycle
chewing force
chewing gum
chewing gums
chewing out
chewing over
chewing the fat
chewing tobacco
chewing tobaccos
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chewings
chewink (current term)
chewinks
chewit
chewre
chewres
chews
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chews the fat
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chewsticks
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cheyne-stokes respiration
chez
chi
chi-ike

Literary usage of Chewink

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1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"On December 29, 1903, at Ashland, Middlesex, Co., Massachusetts, I had the good fortune to run across a male chewink (Pipilo ..."

2. The Second Book of Birds: Bird Families by Harriet (Mann) Miller, Olive Thorne Miller (1901)
"The chewink has at the best an exquisite song, though there is a great ... A bird-lover whom I know found one day a nestling chewink who could not fly much, ..."

3. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"See chewink. Grass-Widow. A wife who has been separated from her husband; called also a "widow bewitched." In England, the term grass- widow signifies an ..."

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