redbreast


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red·breast

 (rĕd′brĕst′)
n.
1. A bird, such as the robin, that has a red breast.
2. A freshwater sunfish (Lepomis auritus) of the eastern United States, having a reddish belly.

redbreast

(ˈrɛdˌbrɛst)
n
(Animals) any of various birds having a red breast, esp the Old World robin. See robin1

red•breast

(ˈrɛdˌbrɛst)

n.
1. any of various birds that have a red breast, as the robin.
2. a freshwater sunfish, Lepomis auritus, of the eastern U.S.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.redbreast - small Old World songbird with a reddish breastredbreast - small Old World songbird with a reddish breast
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
Erithacus, genus Erithacus - Old World thrushes
Translations
punarinta

redbreast

[ˈredbrest] N (= bird) → petirrojo m
robin redbreastpetirrojo m

redbreast

[ˈrɛdˌbrɛst] n (bird) → pettirosso
References in classic literature ?
He's a robin redbreast an' they're th' friendliest, curiousest birds alive.
All he could do, was to say to me, like a robin redbreast - as he is - "It's a boy.
A Robin Redbreast in a cage Puts all heaven in a rage.
And his dear looked at him in all his imperturbable, complacent self-consciousness of kindness, and saw herself the little rural school-teacher who, with Ella Wheeler Wilcox and Lord Byron as her idols, and with the dream of herself writing "Poems of Passion," had come up to Topeka Town to be beaten by the game into marrying the solid, substantial business man beside her, who enjoyed delight in the spectacle of cats and rats walking the tight-rope in amity, and who was blissfully unaware that she was the Robin Redbreast in a cage that put all heaven in a rage.
A seal-skin sack, cap, and mittens, with a glimpse of scarlet at the throat, and the pretty curls tied up with a bright velvet of the same colour, completed the external adornment, making her look like a robin redbreast wintry, yet warm.
We could never have loved the earth so well if we had had no childhood in it,--if it were not the earth where the same flowers come up again every spring that we used to gather with our tiny fingers as we sat lisping to ourselves on the grass; the same hips and haws on the autumn's hedgerows; the same redbreasts that we used to call "God's birds," because they did no harm to the precious crops.
Birds are an added treasure to any garden - I have a resident robin redbreast who accompanies me when I'm digging, waiting patiently by my side for any worms that may turn up.
WHISKEY -- IRELAND Blended: Jameson 18 Years Old Irish Pot Still: Redbreast 15 Years Old Single Malt: Bushmills 16 Years Old
market are two single pot still expressions--Redbreast 21-Year-Old, the oldest variant from this labeljoining Redbreast 12-and 15-year, as well as the rare, small-batch Green Spot.
market are two single pot still expressions--Redbreast 21-Year-Old, the oldest variant from this label, joining Redbreast 12- and 15-year, as well as the rare, small-batch Green Spot.
follows "S[ara] H[utchinson]'s" poem, To A Redbreast--(In Sickness), which asks a redbreast to "my requiem sing / nor fail to be the harbinger / Of everlasting Spring.