chimney swift

noun

Definition of chimney swift

: a small sooty-gray swift (Chaetura pelagica) with long narrow wings that often builds its nest inside an unused chimney called also chimney swallow

First Known Use of chimney swift

1849


CHIMNEY SWIFT Defined for Kids

chimney swift

noun

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: a small dark gray bird with long narrow wings that often builds its nest inside chimneys

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