heath cock


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heath cock

n
(Animals) another name for blackcock
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Out of a total of some fifty poems in the English selection, about fifteen belong to Ehin's latest verse collection in Estonian, Paluteder ja mutrikorjaja (2004; Heath cock and collector of female screws), while the rest have been picked up from earlier published appearances.