thrush

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Frush \Frush\, noun [Cf. OE. frosch, frosk, a frog (the animal), G. frosch frog (the animal), also carney or lampass of horses. See {Frog}, noun, 2.]

1. (Far.) The frog of a horse's foot.

2. A discharge of a fetid or ichorous matter from the frog of a horse's foot; -- also caled {thrush.}

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Thrush \Thrush\, noun [OE. [thorn]rusche, AS. [thorn]rysce; akin to OHG. drosca, droscea, droscela, and E. throstle. Cf. {Throstle}.]

1. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds belonging to {Turdus} and allied genera. They are noted for the sweetness of their songs.

Note: Among the best-known European species are the song thrush or throstle ({Turdus musicus}), the missel thrush (see under {Missel}), the European redwing, and the blackbird. The most important American species are the wood thrush ({Turdus mustelinus}), Wilson's thrush ({Turdus fuscescens}), the hermit thrush (see under {Hermit}), Swainson's thrush ({Turdus Aliciae}), and the migratory thrush, or American robin (see {Robin}).

2. (Zool.) Any one of numerous species of singing birds more or less resembling the true thrushes in appearance or habits; as the thunderbird and the American brown thrush (or thrasher). See {Brown thrush}.

{Ant thrush}. See {Ant thrush}, {Breve}, and {Pitta}.

{Babbling thrush}, any one of numerous species of Asiatic timaline birds; -- called also {babbler}.

{Fruit thrush}, any species of bulbul.

{Shrike thrush}. See under {Shrike}.

{Stone thrush}, the missel thrush; -- said to be so called from its marbled breast.

{Thrush nightingale}. See {Nightingale}, 2.

{Thrush tit}, any one of several species of Asiatic singing birds of the genus {Cochoa}. They are beautifully colored birds allied to the tits, but resembling thrushes in size and habits.

{Water thrush}. (a) The European dipper. (b) An American warbler ({Seiurus Noveboracensis}).

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Thrush \Thrush\, noun [Akin to Dan. tr["o]ske, Sw. trosk; cf. Dan. t["o]r dry, Sw. torr, Icel. [thorn]urr, AS. [thorn]yrr, OE. thrust thrist, E. thrist.]

1. (Med.) An affection of the mouth, fauces, etc., common in newly born children, characterized by minute ulcers called aphthae. See {Aphthae}.

2. (Far.) An inflammatory and suppurative affection of the feet in certain animals. In the horse it is in the frog.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

thrush

noun

1: candidiasis of the oral cavity; seen mostly in infants or debilitated adults

2: a woman who sings popular songs

3: songbirds characteristically having brownish upper plumage with a spotted breast


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