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1. (Animals) another name for common swallow. See swallow2
2. (Animals) a less common name for chimney swift
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|Noun||1.||chimney swallow - American swift that nests in e.g. unused chimneys|
swift - a small bird that resembles a swallow and is noted for its rapid flight
|2.||chimney swallow - common swallow of North America and Europe that nests in barns etc.|
swallow - small long-winged songbird noted for swift graceful flight and the regularity of its migrations
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