gowdspink


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gowdspink

(ˈɡaʊdˌspɪŋk)
n
(Animals) dialect Scot the goldfinch
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There is an excellent discussion, for instance, over several pages, of the relevance of Anna Aikin (later Barbauld's) "Mouse's Petition" as a sentimental intertext for Fergusson's "Ode to the Gowdspink" [goldfinch].