throstle

noun
thros·​tle | \ ˈthrä-səl How to pronounce throstle (audio) \

Definition of throstle

: thrush entry 1 specifically : song thrush

First Known Use of throstle

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for throstle

Middle English, from Old English — more at thrush

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