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Webster 1913 Edition


Jackdaw

Jack′dawˊ

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Noun.
[Prob. 2d
jack
+
daw
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Noun.
]
(Zool.)
See
Daw
,
Noun.

Webster 1828 Edition


Jackdaw

JACK'DAW

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Noun.
[jack and daw.] A fowl of the genus Corvus,thievish and mischievous to the farmer.

Definition 2021


jackdaw

jackdaw

English

Noun

jackdaw (plural jackdaws)

  1. A European bird of the crow family (Coloeus monedula), often nesting in church towers and ruins.
  2. A Daurian jackdaw, a closely related Asian bird (Coloeus dauuricus).

Synonyms

  • (Coloeus monedula): daw, western jackdaw, Eurasian jackdaw, European jackdaw

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