Definition of Robin redbreast

1. Noun. Small Old World songbird with a reddish breast.

Exact synonyms: Erithacus Rubecola, Old World Robin, Redbreast, Robin
Generic synonyms: Thrush
Group relationships: Erithacus, Genus Erithacus



Definition of Robin redbreast

1. Noun. (British) The European robin. ¹

2. Noun. Any robin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Robin Redbreast

robe
robe-de-chambre
robed
robeless
robelike
robemaker
robemakers
robemaking
robenidine
robert
robertsite
robes
robin
robin's-egg blue
robin's plantain
robin redbreast (current term)
robin redbreasts
robinet
robing
robings
robinia
robinias
robins
robinsonade
robinsonades
robinsonite
robiola
roble
roble beech
robles

Literary usage of Robin redbreast

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1. McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1896)
"Robin, robin redbreast, 0 Robin dear! Robin sings so sweetly In the falling of ... Robin, robin redbreast, O Robin dear! And what will this poor Robin do? ..."

2. McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey (1879)
"Robin, robin redbreast, O Robin dear! Robin sings so sweetly In the falling of the year. 2. Bright yellow, red, and orange, The leaves come down in hosts; ..."

3. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1901)
"robin redbreast.1 THE Guardian, No. 61, speaking of the common notion that it is ominous or ... Of the robin redbreast, says Grey on Shakespeare, ii. ..."

4. A Book of Famous Verse by Agnes Repplier (1892)
"robin redbreast Lest you should think he never could recapture The first fine ... Robin, robin redbreast, O Robin dear! Robin sings so sweetly In the ..."

5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"JOHN WEBSTER 188 CALL FOR THE ROBIN-REDBREAST CALL for the robin-redbreast and the wren, Since o'er shady groves they hover And with leaves and flowers do ..."

6. A Book of Famous Verse by Agnes Repplier (1920)
"Robert Browning, robin redbreast GOOD-BY, good-by to summer! ... Robin, Robin Redbreast, O Robin dear! Robin sings so sweetly In the falling of the year. ..."

7. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1875)
"robin redbreast cheers me, robin redbreast sings. Its pure odour brings, And the almond blossoms— robin redbreast sings. When the summer's glory, ..."

8. The Bookman (1907)
"On the morning of this day robin redbreast sat upon a little naked hillock outside ... robin redbreast told the little ones all about that wonderful day of ..."

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