red·​wing | \ ˈred-ˌwiŋ How to pronounce redwing (audio) \

Definition of redwing

1 : a European thrush (Turdus iliacus synonym T. musicus) having the underwing coverts red

Examples of redwing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bass also have been known to eat birds such as baby ducks and cattail-hopping redwing blackbirds, and artificial imitations of small birds and other animals are available. Bob Mcnally, Field & Stream, "The Beginner’s Guide to Catching Your First Fish," 11 May 2020 All-conference pick emerged as the team's most dangerous attacker and helped Redwings win a Class 2A regional title. Matt Le Cren, Naperville Sun, "Announcing the Naperville Sun 2017 Girls Soccer All-Area Team," 8 June 2017 The Redwings used six pitchers in an attempt to slow the Lions' offense down. Blake Baumgartner,, "Benet runs into red-hot Notre Dame recruit Cole Kmet in supersectional loss," 6 June 2017 Strong defense by the Redwings held the Hotrods to no runs in the 4th and 5th, with the Redwings Kyle Thomas making an unassisted double play and going 2 for 3 with a home run. miamiherald, "Stellar tennis seasons for Belen, Doral, Gulliver, Krop, MCD, Ransom," 14 May 2017

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First Known Use of redwing

1657, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Redwing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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