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corbie

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noun cor·bie \ˈkȯr-bē\

Definition of corbie

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  carrion crow; also :  raven



Origin and Etymology of corbie

Middle English, modification of Anglo-French corbin, from Latin corvinus of a raven — more at corvine


First Known Use: 15th century


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