Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Jay, Wikipedia. Any of various birds of several genera in the family Corvidae, usually brightly colored and often having a loud, harsh call. Eurasian Garrulus glandarius, with a pinkish-brown body, blue-and-black wings, and a black-and-white crest. Corvidae, mostly of the Northern Hemisphere, often having blue or gray plumage.
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Write what you mean clearly and correctly. Peacocks used to walk, found there a number of feathers which had fallen from the Peacocks when they were moulting. Why don’t you do as I tell you? I relinquished these trees to them and visited the more distant woods composed wholly of chestnut.
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In all fairness to jay, he told The Intercept that he never expected to be a major figure in Serial. We admire the brilliant plumage of the jay, cardinal and goldfinch. More common in my region than the jay or the cardinal is the red-eyed vireo. You have not told me,” said jay Gardiner, gallantly, as he bent forward. She did not wonder now that jay Gardiner had given his heart to her.
For other bird names from proper names, cf. Applied to humans in sense of “impertinent chatterer, flashy dresser” from 1620s. The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones. What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name? Apostrophes 101 This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters. How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary? People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?