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BLU'E-BIRD, n. [blue and bird.] A small bird, a species of Motacilla, very common in the U. States. The upper part of the body is blue,and the throat and breast, of a dirty red. It makes its nest in the hole of a tree.




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BLU'E-BIRD, n. [blue and bird.] A small bird, a species of Motacilla, very common in the U. States. The upper part of the body is blue,and the throat and breast, of a dirty red. It makes its nest in the hole of a tree.


BLUE'BIRD, n. [blue and bird.]

A small bird, a species of Motacilla, very common in the United States. The upper part of the body is blue, and the throat and breast of a dirty red. It makes its nest in the hole of a tree.


Blue"bird`
  1. A small song bird (Sialia sialis), very common in the United States, and, in the north, one of the earliest to arrive in spring. The male is blue, with the breast reddish. It is related to the European robin.

    Pairy bluebird (Zoöl.), a brilliant Indian or East Indian bird of the genus Irena, of several species.

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Blue-bird

BLU'E-BIRD, noun [blue and bird.] A small bird, a species of Motacilla, very common in the U. States. The upper part of the body is blue, and the throat and breast, of a dirty red. It makes its nest in the hole of a tree.

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such

SUCH, a.

1. Of that kind; of the like kind. We never saw such a day; we have never had such a time as the present.

It has as before the thing to which it relates. Give your children such precepts as tend to make them wiser and better.

It is to be noted that the definitive adjective a, never precedes such, but is placed between it and the noun to which it refers; as such a man; such an honor.

2. The same that. This was the state of the kingdom at such time as the enemy landed.

3. The same as what has been mentioned.

That thou art happy, owe to God;

That thou continu'st such, owe to thyself.

4. Referring to what has been specified. I have commanded my servant to be at such a place.

5. Such and such, is used in reference to a person or place of a certain kind.

The sovereign authority may enact a law, commanding such and such an action.

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SUBSCRI'BE, v.t. [L. subscribo; sub and scribo, to write.]

1. To sign with one's own hand; to give consent to something written, or to bind one's self by writing one's name beneath; as, parties subscribe a covenant or contract; a man subscribes a bond or articles of agreement.

2. To attest by writing one's name beneath; as, officers subscribe their official acts; and secretaries and clerks subscribe copies of records.

3. To promise to give by writing one's name; as, each man subscribed ten dollars or ten shillings.

4. To submit. [Not in use.]

SUBSCRI'BE, v.i. To promise to give a certain sum by setting one's name to a paper. The paper was offered and many subscribed.

1. To assent; as, I could not subscribe to his opinion.

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