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twite

 (twīt)
n.
A small Eurasian finch (Carduelis flavirostris) having streaked brown plumage.

[Imitative of its call.]

twite

(twaɪt)
n
(Animals) a N European finch, Acanthis flavirostris, with a brown streaked plumage
[C16: imitative of its cry]
Translations
bergirisk
References in classic literature ?
You be twite dead, Dimmy, and I'll peep in and see 'em," one defunct innocent was heard to say.
"Munny, my iron's twite told; pease put it down to warm."
The FTSE 250-listed firm will see Roy Twite take over from Chief Executive Officer Mark Selway ahead of his retirement.
The twite (twite carduelis flavirostris), a small browncoloured finch, was once widespread throughout Wales.
Paul Twite, of survey firm Toluna, said: "The merger marks a decisive moment for the big four UK food retailers as they grapple for market share against Aldi and Lidl."
Ryan Cherryholme, 27, of Carlinhow Hill in Batley and Jack Twite, 23, of Cambridge Road in Batley, were before Kirklees magistrates.
Natural England's report "Lost Life: England's Lost and Threatened Species" showed feathered friends the Twite and the Marsh Warbler have taken flight from the region as breeding birds.
PETER TWITE, who has died aged 81, was a former Jockey Club official with long service at Weatherbys, and someone whose knowledge and understanding of the rules, regulations and disciplines of the sport were unrivalled.
Designer Janice Mico has incorporated jewel-like colours in the frame Twite, pictured, which is the main model.
JIMMY TWITE retains as much conviction in his decision to end his own boxing career as he put behind the straight left that nearly derailed new world champion David Haye.
The RSPB will receive pounds 600,000 for projects across the country, including a cirl buntings reintroduction scheme in the South West and a programme to assist recovery of the twite population in the Pennines.