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2004, Bruce Whittington, Loucas Raptis, ''Seasons with Birds'', page 50:
- The level below this is called the Phylum; birds belong to the Phylum Chordata, which includes all the vertebrate animals (the sub-phylum Vertebrata) and a few odds and ends.
1939, (w), ''The Big Sleep'', Penguin 2011, page 24:
- The door opened and a tall hungry-looking bird with a cane and a big nose came in neatly, shut the door behind him against the pressure of the door closer, marched over to the desk and placed a wrapped parcel on the desk.
2006, Jeff Fields, Terry Kay, ''A cry of angels''
- "Ah, he's a funny bird," said Phaedra, throwing a leg over the sill.
A girl or woman, especially one considered sexually attractive.
- And by my word! the bonny bird / In danger shall not tarry.
2013, Russell Brand, ''Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems''' (in ''The Guardian'', 13 September 2013)http://www.theguardian.com/culture/2013/sep/13/russell-brand-gq-awards-hugo-boss
- The usual visual grammar was in place – a carpet in the street, people in paddocks awaiting a brush with something glamorous, blokes with earpieces, birds in frocks of colliding colours that if sighted in nature would indicate the presence of poison.
2017, David Weigel, ''The Show That Never Ends: The Rise and Fall of Prog Rock'', W. W. Norton & Company.
1988, ''Satellite communications. Jan-Oct. 1988''
- Deployment of the fourth bird "should ensure that Inmarsat has sufficient capacity in orbit in the early 1990s, taking into account the possibility of launch failures and the age of some of the spacecraft in the Inmarsat first generation system
1992, ''Cable Vision''
- Will a government- backed APSTAR satellite knock out a planned AsiaSat II bird?
2015, John Fuller, ''Thor's Legions: Weather Support to the U.S. Air Force and Army, 1937-1987'', Springer (ISBN), page 384
- In reality, the Air Force was never able to place a bird in orbit that quickly.
1494–1536, (w), ''Bible'', Matthew 8:20
- The brydds birds of the aier have nestes.
Booing and jeering, especially as done by an audience expressing displeasure at a performer.
The vulgar hand gesture in which the finger is extended.
2002, ''The Advocate'', "Flying fickle finger of faith", page 55.
- For whatever reason — and there are so many to chose from — they flipped the bird in the direction of the tinted windows of the Bushmobile.
- Then she raised both hands above her shoulders and flipped him the bird with each one.
To catch or shoot birds.
To seek for game or plunder; to thieve.
(RQ:Jonson The Alchemis)
- These day-owls. That are birding in men's purses