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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The first known use of throstle was before the 12th century

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“Throstle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throstle. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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