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bird

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1 a member of the human race
  • they're a couple of tough old birds who can manage without any interference from their grandchildren

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2 chiefly British a vocal sound made to express scorn or disapproval
  • the Liverpool fans were quick to give the visiting footballers the bird

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

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“Bird.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bird. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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