- Originally a tribal chief in the Spanish West Indies.
- A local political leader in Latin America.
- Any of a number of tropical blackbirds from Central America and South America, family Icteridae.
- A bird, such as a canary or budgerigar, kept captive in a cage or aviary for domestic companionship or as a hobby
- sweet flag, acorus calamus
- A garden inclosed is my sister, my spouse; a spring shut up, a fountain sealed. Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits; camphire, with spikenard, Spikenard and saffron; calamus and cinnamon, with all trees of frankincense; myrrh and aloes, with all the chief spices (Song of Solomon 4:12-14, KJV)
- a quill
adjective (er, est, more)
- Bald (original meaning, now obsolete)
- Unfledged (of a young bird)
- Immature, lacking in life experience.
- Shallow or weak-willed
- a small, usually yellow, finch, a songbird native to the Canary Islands .
- (colour) a light, slightly greenish, yellow colour.
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- a light, sweet, white wine from the Canary Islands
- a lively dance, possibly of Spanish origin (also called canaries)
- (colloquial) a female singer, soprano, a coloratura singer.
- any of various small birds of different countries, most of which are largely yellow in colour
- (slang) an informer or snitch, squealer (someone who "sings" to the police)
- (slang) (yellow) capsule of barbiturate Nembutalâ„¢
- (italbrac, metaphorically) Any test subject, especially an inadvertent or unwilling one. (From the mining practice of using canaries to detect dangerous gases.)
- (context, Australian English, colloquial) A sticker of unroadworthiness.
adjective ((compar): more canary, (superl): most canary)
- (intransitive) to dance nimbly (as in the canary dance)
- (colour) of a light yellow colour.
noun (plural capercaillies)
- A large, black grouse, Tetrao urogallus, that is native to northern Europe.
- (baseball) A player on the team "The St. Louis Cardinals".
- Smith became a as the result of a pre-season trade.
- A player on the team "Arizona Cardinals".
- A sports team or a player on a sports team at w:Stanford University, Stanford University.
- A student or player on a sports team at the w:University of Louisville, University of Louisville.
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- (baseball) The team "w:St. Louis Cardinals, The St. Louis Cardinals".
- The team "w:Arizona Cardinals, The Arizona Cardinals".
- A sports team at the w:University of Louisville, University of Louisville.
- The Cardinals take the field.
- A person or object that carry, carries someone or something else.
- aircraft carrier
- armored personnel carrier
- A company in the business of shipping freight.
- A person or animal that transmits a disease to others without itself contracting the disease.
- A signal such as radio, sound, or light that is modulated to transmit information.
- A mobile network operator; wireless carrier
- the common European black crow Corvus corone
- the American black vulture Coragyps atratus
noun (plural cassowaries)
- A large flightless bird of the genus Casuarius, native to Australia and New Guinea, with a characteristic bony crest on its head, and can be very dangerous.
- A supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones.
verb (casts, casting, cast, )
- The doctor put a on the boy"s broken arm.
- The collective group of people performing a play or production together.
- He"s in the of Oliver.
- The casting procedure.
- A small mass of earth excreted by a worm.
- An object made in a mould.
- The mould used to make cast objects; as, a plaster cast.
- A squint.
- visual, Visual appearance.
- Her features had a delicate to them.
(rfex, the ones without)
- To throw forcefully.
- He a stone at the dog.
- To throw something down or toss something aside.
- to away fear
- She the die.
- To throw a fishing line or net into the water.
- The fisherman the net into the sea.
- To assign a role in a play or performance.
- The director the part carefully.
- (computing) To change a variable type from, for example, integer to real, or integer to text.
- Casting is generally an indication of bad design.
- Make by pouring into a mould.
- (of animals) To lose the hair or fur of the coat, usually in spring.
- (context, of fabric) To twist or warp.
- (nautical) To bring the bows of a sailing ship on to the required tack just as the anchor is weighed by use of the headsail.
- (nautical) To heave the lead and line in order to ascertain the depth of water.
- (context, accountancy) To add up a column of figures; cross-cast refers to adding up a row of figures.
- A small passerine bird, Fringilla coelebs, of the finch family.
verb (chat, t, ing)
- (uncountable) Informal conversation.
- A conversation to stop an argument or settle situations.
- An exchange of text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, resembling a face-to-face conversation.
- A conversation on a talk show.
- Any of various small Old World passerine birds in the subfamily Saxicolini that feed on insects.
- To be engaged in informal conversation.
- To talk more than a few words.
- To converse on a talk show.
- To exchange text or voice messages in real time through a computer network, as if having a face-to-face conversation.
- (zoology) A young bird.
- A young chicken.
- (slang) A young (especially attractive) woman.
- Three cool chicks / Are walking down the street / Swinging their hips — song "Three Cool Cats" by wikipedia:Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
- (slang) A woman.
noun (plural: chickadees)
- a songbird of the genus Parus
- A hawk that preys on chickens.
- (slang) A man who seeks out boys or young men as his sexual partners.
- (slang) A person who advocates war while simultaneously avoiding military service, or having avoided it in his past.
noun (plural chiffchaffs)
- A small, common warbler, Phylloscopus collybita, with yellowish-green plumage that breeds throughout northern and temperate Europe and Asia.
noun (plural choughs)
- A crow, Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax, of Eurasia that breeds mainly in high mountains and on coastal sea cliffs.
verb (clutch, es)
- A device to interrupt power transmission, commonly used between engine and gearbox in a car.
- The pedal in a car that disengages power transmission.
- A hand or claw, when it is grasping something firmly.
- A small handbag or purse with no straps or handle.
- A group or bunch, especially of eggs or baby birds.
- An important or critical situation.
- To grip or grasp tightly.
- She clutched her purse tightly and walked nervously into the building.
- Close of Business, usually referring to a deadline, for an office in another time zone. NY office tells LA office to have report e-mailed by COB.
- Coordination of Benefits
- Chairman of the Board
- Chip on Board
noun (plural: cockatiels)
- A small, rather atypical cockatoo with a distinctive pointed yellow crest.
noun (plural: cockatoos)
- A bird of the family Cacatuidae with a curved beak and a zygodactyl foot.
- (context, slang, obsolete) A lookout posted during a two-up game.
- The fleshy red crest of a rooster
- A red cap once worn by court jesters
- An annual garden plant, Celosia cristata, having showy red clusters of flowers
- (archaic) A conceited dandy
- (nautical) A serrated cleat once fitted to the yards of a square-rigged ship and used when the sail was being reefed
- Any plant of the genus Aquilegia, having distinctive bell-shaped flowers with spurs on each petal.
- (archaic) pertaining to a dove or pigeon
- Late C14: Com forí¾ now, wií¾ í¾yne eyen columbyn! / How fairer been í¾y brestes í¾an is wyn! " Geoffrey Chaucer, The Merchant's Tale
- A toothed implement for grooming the hair.
- A machine used in separating choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers.
- A fleshy growth on the top of the head of some birds and reptiles: crest.
- An old English measure of corn equal to the half quarter.
- 1882, But the comb or half quarter is very general in the Eastern counties, particularly in Norfolk. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, page 207.
- The top part of a gun"s stock.
- To groom the hair with a toothed implement.
- To separate choice cotton fibers from worsted cloth fibers.
- To search thoroughly as if raking over an area with a comb.
noun (plural: condors or condor)
- Either of two New World vultures, Vultur gryphus of the Andes or Gymnogyps californianus, a nearly extinct vulture of the mountains of California.
- A gold coin of some South American countries bearing the figure of one of these vultures.
- An Argentinian short range ballistic missile.
- In golf, four under par (quadruple birdie, triple eagle, or double albatross)
- Any of many New World parrakeets of the genus Conurus
noun (plural coots)
- Any of various aquatic birds of the genus Fulica of the northern hemisphere that are mainly black with a white bill.
- A stupid fellow; a simpleton; as, a silly coot.
- (derogatory) An elderly man.
- The Coot (slang) A success; something excellent.
- Man that song's the coot.
- Would be the coot if we could go this weekend!
- Any of various medium-large black seabirds of the family Phalacrocoracidae, especially the great cormorant, Phalacrocorax carbo.
- ravenous, Ravenous, greedy.
- Let fame, that all hunt after in their lives,
- Live regist'red upon our brazen tombs,
- And then grace us in the disgrace of death;
- When, spite of devouring Time,
- The endeavour of this present breath may buy
- That honour which shall bate his scythe's keen edge,
- And make us heirs of all eternity.
- :— Shakespeare, Love's Labour's Lost, Act I, Scene 1
- Pertaining to crows.
- A dog used for coursing.
- A person who practises coursing.
- A hunter.
- A stone used in building a course.
- A racehorse or a charger.
- A North African bird, of the genus Cursorius, that runs.
- area of thick undergrowth where animals hide
- half-hidden, disguised, secret, surreptitious
- a group of 8-12 (or more) quail. See gaggle, host, flock.
- a brood of partridges, grouse, etc.
- a party or group (of persons or things)
- A small North American blackbird (Molothrus ater) that lays its eggs in the nests of other birds.
- Any of several birds, of the family Rallidae, that have short bills
verb (cran, ing)
- A large bird of the order Gruiformes and the family Gruidae having long legs and a long neck which it extends when flying.
- A mechanical lifting device, often used for lifting heavy loads for industrial or construction purposes.
- (transitive) To extend (one's neck).
- Any plant (as ivy or periwinkle) that grows by creeping
- a person who crawls or creeps along the ground
- a device which allows a small child to safely roam around a room from a seated or standing position
- (nautical) a small, four-hooked grapnel used to recover objects dropped onto the sea bed
- Any of various finches of the genus Loxia, whose bill crosses over at the tips; they are specialist feeders on conifer cones.
- A Native American tribe.
- The Siouan language of this tribe.
- A reward of victory or a mark of honor.
- A royal, imperial or princely headdress; a diadem.
- A representation of such a headdress, as in heraldry; it may even be that only the image exists, no physical crown, as in the case of the kingdom of Belgium; by analogy such crowns can be awarded to moral persons that don't even have a head, as the mural crown for cities in heraldry
- A wreath or band for the head.
- Imperial or regal power.
- The topmost part of the head.
- The highest part a hill.
- The top part of a hat.
- The raised centre of a road.
- The highest part of an arch.
- Splendor, finish, culmination.
- Any currency (originally) issued by the crown (regal power) and often bearing a crown (headdress)
- Specifically, a former British coin worth five shillings.
- (botany) The part of a plant where the root and stem meet.
- (anatomy) The part of a tooth above the gums.
- (dentistry) A prothestic covering for a tooth.
- (nautical) A knot formed in the end of a rope by tucking in the strands to prevent them from unravelling
- (nautical) The part of an anchor where the arms and the shank meet
- To place a crown on the head of.
- To formally declare (someone) a king or emperor.
- To declare (someone) a winner.
- (medicine) Of a baby, during the birthing process; for the surface of the baby's head to appear in the vaginal opening.
- The mother was in the second stage of labor and the fetus had just crowned, prompting a round of encouragement from the midwives.
- (context, gaming) To shoot an opponent in the back of the head with a shotgun in a first-person shooter video game.
- (context, board games) In checkers, to stack two checkers to indicate that the piece has become a king.
- "Crown me!" I said, as I moved my checker to the back row.
- Of, related to, or pertaining to a crown.
- Of, related to, pertaining to the top of a tree or trees.
- a fire
- Any of various birds, of the family Cuculidae, famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species; but especially Cuculus canorus that has a characteristic two-note call
- The sound of that particular bird. (literally <i>woo-oo</i>)
- The bird shaped figure found in Swiss/German clocks (cuckoo clocks) or the clock itself.
- Someone found where they shouldn't be (used especially in the phrase 'A cuckoo in the nest'.)
- Someone who is crazy.
- To make the call of a cuckoo
- To repeat something incessantly
- crazy, Crazy; not sane.
- A wading bird of the genus Numenius, remarkable for its long, slender, curved bill.
- The immature young of a swan.