Recent Examples on the WebAlong the glistening cobbles of the bank, a black ouzel bobbed and flew rock to rock, staying just ahead of me, keeping me company.
Peter Heller, Outdoor Life, 17 Feb. 2020
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First Known Use of ouzel
before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a
History and Etymology for ouzel
Middle English ousel, from Old English ōsle — more at merle