jenny wren

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Noun1.jenny wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tailsjenny wren - any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects
passeriform bird, passerine - perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless
Troglodytes troglodytes, winter wren - small wren of coniferous forests of northern hemisphere
house wren, Troglodytes aedon - common American wren that nests around houses
marsh wren - a wren of the genus Cistothorus that frequents marshes
Salpinctes obsoletus, rock wren - wren inhabiting badlands and mesa country of western United States and Mexico
Carolina wren, Thryothorus ludovicianus - large United States wren with a musical call
cactus wren - large harsh-voiced American wren of arid regions of the United States southwest and Mexico
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jenny wren

nZaunkönigweibchen nt; (in children’s stories) → Frau Zaunkönig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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'This is what your loving Jenny Wren calls the best time in the day and night,' said the person of the house.
Jenny Wren had her personal vanities--happily for her--and no intentions were stronger in her breast than the various trials and torments that were, in the fulness of time, to be inflicted upon
"Oh no, if you please'm; that's a damask table-cloth belonging to Jenny Wren; look how it's stained with currant wine!
But he thought it was a ball, and Jenny Wren had told him that boys kick balls, so he kicked it; and after that he could not find it anywhere.