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Definition: Tailor bird
, n. [OF. tailleor, F. tailleur, fr. OF.
taillier, F. tailler to cut, fr. L. talea a rod, stick, a
cutting, layer for planting. Cf. Detail
1. One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's
garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer
Well said, good woman's tailor . . . I would thou
wert a man's tailor. --Shak.
(a) The mattowacca; -- called also tailor herring
(b) The silversides.
3. (Zo["o]l.) The goldfish. [Prov. Eng.]
(Zo["o]l.), the bluefish. [Local, U. S.]
(Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
small Asiatic and East Indian singing birds belonging to
, and allied genera. They are noted
for the skill with which they sew leaves together to form
nests. The common Indian species are Orthotomus longicauda
, which has the back, scapulars, and upper tail
coverts yellowish green, and the under parts white; and
the golden-headed tailor bird (Orthotomus coronatus
which has the top of the head golden yellow and the back
and wings pale olive-green.