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A migratory finch (Fringilla montifringilla) of northern Eurasia, having black, white, and rust-brown plumage.

[Probably from Old English *bræmbling : bræmbel, bramble + -ling, one connected with; see -ling1.]


(Animals) a Eurasian finch, Fringilla montifringilla, with a speckled head and back and, in the male, a reddish brown breast and darker wings and tail
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Noun1.brambling - Eurasian finchbrambling - Eurasian finch      
finch - any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds
Fringilla, genus Fringilla - type genus of the Fringillidae: chaffinch, brambling
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He had personal including Ivan Cullen Bong, 37, of Brambling Close, was jailed for eight months at Warwick Crown Court on November 15 last year.
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Donations if desired to Ty Pen Rhos Welfare Fund, c/o Mrs Sue Gilleland, 6 Brambling Drive, Thornhill, Cardiff, CF14 9FD.
Hough, 20 of Brambling Close, Norton, admitted possessing ecstasy with intent to supply and four charges of simple possession.
Pickering Interchange to Brambling Fields (1 to 14 February)
Mrs L M Wadlow of Redditch BRAMBLING TIME "It's time to go blackberrying," my Aunt Nelly said, "And we'll pick a few sloes while we're at it, Those brambles are wicked, they'll scratch your bare arms So make sure you wear your old jacket.
Officers were called to Brambling Park, a cul-de-sac off Turnstone Drive, in Halewood just before 1pm yesterday after reports of people hearing gunshots.
Early I wake to attack the wreckage of brambling berries, holly under my window.