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ou·sel

 (o͞o′zəl)
n.
Variant of ouzel.
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ousel

(ˈuːzəl)
n
(Animals) a variant spelling of ouzel
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Noun1.ousel - common black European thrushousel - common black European thrush  
thrush - songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast
genus Turdus, Turdus - type genus of the Turdidae
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He had been standing a long time in that position, for I saw a pair of ousels passing and repassing scarcely three feet from him, busy in building their nest, and regarding his proximity no more than that of a piece of timber.
Even the song allocated to Bottom--"The ousel cock so black of hue" (42)--is interrupted by the entrance of Titania, whose entrance physically wrests control from the unruly clown.
Our first afternoon, I sneaked in a hike to nearby Ousel Falls, amazed at the huge tubes of crashing water only a mile up the trail, but had to return for a casting clinic that Dad insisted I attend.
Ring Ousel Pic: MALCOLM GRIFFITHS Little Egret Pic: ADRIAN FOSTER LOSER: The demented "yaffle" of the Green Woodpecker used to be numerous and widespread in North Wales.