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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (Received Pronunciation) enPR: bû(r)d, IPA(key): /bɜːd/ * (General American) IPA(key): /bɝd/ * (mid-20th-century New York City) IPA(key): /bɜjd/ * Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)d

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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English - Etymology 1

From Middle English, from Old English _bird_, _brid_, _bridd_ (“young bird, chick”), of uncertain origin and relation. NOUN BIRD (_plural_ BIRDS) * A member of the class of animals Aves in the phylum Chordata, characterized by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs. _Ducks and sparrows are BIRDS._ * 2004, Bruce Whittington, Loucas Raptis, _Seasons with Birds_, page 50: The level below this is called the Phylum; BIRDS belong to the Phylum Chordata, which includes all the vertebrate animals (the sub-phylum Vertebrata) and a few odds and ends. * (dated, slang) A man, fellow. [from the mid-19th c.] * 1886, Edmund Routledge, _Routledge's every boy's annual_ He once took in his own mother, and was robbed by a 'pal,' who thought he was a doctor. Oh, he's a rare BIRD is 'Gentleman Joe'! * 1939, Raymond Chandler, _The Big Sleep_, Penguin 2011, p. 24: The door opened and a tall hungry-looking BIRD with a cane and a big nose came in neatly, shut the door behind him against the pressure of the door closer, marched over to the desk and placed a wrapped parcel on the desk. * 2006, Jeff Fields, Terry Kay, _A cry of angels_ "Ah, he's a funny BIRD," said Phaedra, throwing a leg over the sill. * (UK, US, slang, used by men) A girl or woman, especially one considered sexually attractive. * Campbell And by my word! the bonny BIRD / In danger shall not tarry. * 2013, Russell Brand, _Russell Brand and the GQ awards: 'It's amazing how absurd it seems'_ (in _The Guardian_, 13 September 2013)[1] The usual visual grammar was in place – a carpet in the street, people in paddocks awaiting a brush with something glamorous, blokes with earpieces, BIRDS in frocks of colliding colours that if sighted in nature would indicate the presence of poison. * (UK, Ireland, slang) Girlfriend. [from the early 20th c.] _Mike went out with his BIRD last night._ * (slang) An airplane. * (obsolete) A chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling. * Shakespeare That ungentle gull, the cuckoo's BIRD. * Tyndale (Matt. viii. 20) The BRYDDS [birds] of the aier have nestes. SYNONYMS * (man): chap, bloke, guy * (woman): broad, chick, dame, girl, lass * See also Wikisaurus:woman * See also Wikisaurus:girl HYPONYMS * See also Wikisaurus:bird DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS SEE ALSO * burd * chirp * squawk * tweet * Appendix: Animals * BIRD on Wikipedia.en.Wikipedia *  BIRD on Wikimedia Commons. Wikimedia Commons * AVES on Wikispecies. Wikispecies: Aves VERB BIRD (_third-person singular simple present_ BIRDS, _present participle_ BIRDING, _simple past and past participle_ BIRDED) * To observe or identify wild BIRDS in their natural environment * To catch or shoot birds. * (figuratively) To seek for game or plunder; to thieve. (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

From Middle English, from Old English bird, brid, bridd (young bird, chick), of uncertain origin and relation.

Noun

bird (plural birds)

  1. A member of the class of animals Aves in the phylum Chordata, characterized by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs.
    Ducks and sparrows are birds.
  2. (dated, slang) A man, fellow. [from the mid-19th c.]
  3. (UK, US, slang, used by men) A girl or woman, especially one considered sexually attractive.
  4. (UK, Ireland, slang) Girlfriend. [from the early 20th c.]
    Mike went out with his bird last night.
  5. (slang) An airplane.
  6. (obsolete) A chicken; the young of a fowl; a young eaglet; a nestling.
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bird (third-person singular simple present birds, present participle birding, simple past and past participle birded)

  1. To observe or identify wild birds in their natural environment
  2. To catch or shoot birds.
  3. (figuratively) To seek for game or plunder; to thieve.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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English - Etymology 2

Originally Cockney rhyming slang, shortened from _bird-lime_ for "time" NOUN BIRD (_uncountable_) * A prison sentence. _He’s doing BIRD._ SYNONYMS * (prison sentence): porridge, stretch, time TRANSLATIONS

Originally Cockney rhyming slang, shortened from bird-lime for "time"

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bird (uncountable)

  1. A prison sentence.
    He’s doing bird.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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English - Etymology 3

Dated in the mid‐18th Century; derived from the expression “to give the big bird”, as in “to hiss someone like a goose”. NOUN THE BIRD (_uncountable_) * The vulgar hand gesture in which the middle finger is extended. * 2002, _The Advocate_, "Flying fickle finger of faith", page 55. For whatever reason — and there are so many to chose from — they flipped the BIRD in the direction of the tinted windows of the Bushmobile. * 2003, James Patterson and Peter De Jonge, _The Beach House_, Warner Books, page 305, Then she raised both hands above her shoulders and flipped him the BIRD with each one. DERIVED TERMS * flip the bird TRANSLATIONS

Dated in the mid‐18th Century; derived from the expression “to give the big bird”, as in “to hiss someone like a goose”.

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the bird (uncountable)

  1. The vulgar hand gesture in which the middle finger is extended.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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English - Etymology 4

From Malay _burung_ (“bird / penis”). NOUN BIRD (_plural_ BIRDS) * (Asian slang) A penis. _Don't Touch My BIRD._ TRANSLATIONS

From Malay burung (bird / penis).

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bird (plural birds)

  1. (Asian slang) A penis.
    Don't Touch My Bird.
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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - REFERENCES
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* “bird” in Douglas Harper, _Online Etymology Dictionary_ (2001).

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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