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Definition: Canary finch
(f[i^]nch), n.; pl. Finches
[AS. finc; akin to D. vink, OHG. fincho, G. fink; cf. W. pinc
a finch; also E. spink.] (Zo["o]l.)
A small singing bird of many genera and species, belonging to
the family Fringillid[ae]
Note: The word is often used in composition, as in chaffinch,
goldfinch, grassfinch, pinefinch, etc.
. See Brambling
, the canary bird.
. See Chaffinch
. See under Diamond
(Zo["o]l.), one of several very small East
Indian falcons of the genus Hierax
To pull a finch
, to swindle an ignorant or unsuspecting
person. [Obs.] “Privily a finch eke could he pull.”