Wingless bird

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(Zool.) the apteryx.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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But as time went on their forwards became like a wingless bird although, if anything, Rangers' forwards were even worse – given their experience.
Like a 'wingless bird' unable to fly, the 'returnees' are unlikely to carry out terrorist activities in their respective home countries.
Another piece depicts a five-eyed woman who has a wingless bird perched on her head.
Stuart's previous work included Harry Potter the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter the Philosopher's Stone, Purely Belter, How I Met Your Mother, Mike and Molly, Catherine Cookson's Wingless Bird, Catherine Cookson's The Moth, Byker Grove, Peppa Pig, Poddington's Friends, and a number of Disney hosting roles.
Robson Green as the Gambling Man, staggering out of a burning boathouse in South Shields, Ciaran Hinds as The Man Who Cried, Catherine Zeta Jones in The Cinder Path, Samantha Bond running a blacking factory in The Black Candle, Claire Skinner running a sweetshop in The Wingless Bird, Nigel Havers in The Glass Virgin.
Pack two, Rags to Riches (15), includes The Girl' The Fifteen Streets' The Rag Nymph' The Wingless Bird' The Dwelling Place' The Glass Virgin' Tilly Trotter and The Storyteller.
Presented in dramatic and superbly crafted productions, The Catherine Cookson Collection: Set One is a four disc DVD collection of film adaptations from Cookson's four powerful novels: The Wingless Bird which is an interesting tale of three eccentric families during a period in which war is nearing, all intertwined with the daughter of a shopkeeper who is hard set on making for herself a better life.
In ancient Arabic texts, the wingless bird symbolizes man's
The Wingless Bird (RTE One Tues, Weds and Thurs, 8pm) follows the fortunes of the strong minded Agnes Conway (Claire Skinner) as Britain hovers on the brink of the First World War.
IBEX A A kind of deer B A wingless bird C A mountain goat who am I?
A WINGLESS bird made from a recycled DC-9 airplane discovered in a Spanish scrapyard will be touring Wales next year as part of London 2012.