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twite

 (twīt)
n.
A small Eurasian finch (Carduelis flavirostris) having streaked brown plumage.

[Imitative of its call.]

twite

(twaɪt)
n
(Animals) a N European finch, Acanthis flavirostris, with a brown streaked plumage
[C16: imitative of its cry]
Translations
bergirisk
References in classic literature ?
You be twite dead, Dimmy, and I'll peep in and see 'em," one defunct innocent was heard to say.
Munny, my iron's twite told; pease put it down to warm.
Bramblings also seem to be arriving in numbers, including 66 flying with 4,200 Chaffinches at Cemlyn Bay on Monday, where a Lapland Bunting and four Twite were among the incoming winter migrants.
Ryan Cherryholme, 27, of Carlinhow Hill in Batley and Jack Twite, 23, of Cambridge Road in Batley, were before Kirklees magistrates.
Natural England's report "Lost Life: England's Lost and Threatened Species" showed feathered friends the Twite and the Marsh Warbler have taken flight from the region as breeding birds.
PETER TWITE, who has died aged 81, was a former Jockey Club official with long service at Weatherbys, and someone whose knowledge and understanding of the rules, regulations and disciplines of the sport were unrivalled.
Named after a rare bird from the finch family, Twite is "delicate but dynamic".
JIMMY TWITE retains as much conviction in his decision to end his own boxing career as he put behind the straight left that nearly derailed new world champion David Haye.
The RSPB will receive pounds 600,000 for projects across the country, including a cirl buntings reintroduction scheme in the South West and a programme to assist recovery of the twite population in the Pennines.
Broubster Leans, a flood plain near Thurso, Caithness, is home to species such as hen harriers, twite and short-eared owls.
David Twite, president of Tara Picture Frames, credits the company's growth to a revamping of business methodologies.