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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: throstle (0.02163 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to throstle.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: throstle throstle n 1: a spinning machine formerly used to twist and wind fibers of cotton or wool continuously 2: common Old World thrush noted for its song [syn: song thrush , mavis, Turdus philomelos]
English → English (gcide) Definition: throstle Song \Song\ (s[o^]ng; 115), n. [AS. song, sang, fr. singan to sing; akin to D. zang, G. sang, Icel. s["o]ngr, Goth. saggws. See Sing.] 1. That which is sung or uttered with musical modulations of the voice, whether of a human being or of a bird, insect, etc. “That most ethereal of all sounds, the song of crickets.” --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] 2. A lyrical poem adapted to vocal music; a ballad. [1913 Webster] 3. More generally, any poetical strain; a poem. [1913 Webster] The bard that first adorned our native tongue Tuned to his British lyre this ancient song. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. Poetical composition; poetry; verse. [1913 Webster] This subject for heroic song. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. An object of derision; a laughingstock. [1913 Webster] And now am I their song, yea, I am their byword. --Job xxx. 9. [1913 Webster] 6. A trifle; an insignificant sum of money; as, he bought it for a song. “The soldier's pay is a song.” --Silliman. [1913 Webster +PJC] Old song, a trifle; nothing of value. “I do not intend to be thus put off with an old song.” --Dr. H. More. Song bird (Zo["o]l.), any singing bird; one of the Oscines. Song sparrow (Zo["o]l.), a very common North American sparrow (Melospiza fasciata, or Melospiza melodia) noted for the sweetness of its song in early spring. Its breast is covered with dusky brown streaks which form a blotch in the center. Song thrush (Zo["o]l.), a common European thrush (Turdus musicus ), noted for its melodius song; -- called also mavis, throstle, and thrasher. [1913 Webster] Syn: Sonnet; ballad; canticle; carol; canzonet; ditty; hymn; descant; lay; strain; poesy; verse. [1913 Webster]

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