Definition of Starlings

1. Noun. (plural of starling) ¹



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Definition of Starlings

1. starling [n] - See also: starling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Starlings

starkeyite
starking
starkish
starkly
starkness
starknesses
starks
starless
starlet
starlets
starlight
starlights
starlike
starling
starlinglike
starlings (current term)
starlit
starly
starman
starmatter
starmonger
starmongers
starn
starned
starnie
starnies
starning
starnose
starnose mole
starnoses

Literary usage of Starlings

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1. Handbook of Birds of Eastern North America: With Keys to the Species and by Frank Michler Chapman (1895)
"starlings. An Old-World family containing some two hundred species. ... starlings arc walkers, not hoppers, and this fact, in connection with the spotted ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1915)
"... Hampshire — Four starlings were seen at Hanover, NH, on April 17, 1915. As this is the first time these birds have been seen here, I thought the record ..."

3. A Shepherd's Life: Impressions of the South Wiltshire Downs by William Henry Hudson (1910)
"... loud singing THE subject of starlings associating with sheep has served to remind me of something I have often thought when listening to their music. ..."

4. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1906)
"MY PET starlings THE rearing of a nest of starlings is always a difficult ... In fact, I saw more sunrises during the infancy of those starlings than I ever ..."

5. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1900)
"My starlings—April. \jf Y starlings! Your singing -^-*- Is in my memory ringing; With a voice that knew no sadness, With each note a song of gladness, ..."

6. Novels, Poems and Letters of Charles Kingsley by Charles Kingsley (1899)
"Late in the autumn, on still and cloudless evenings, Among the golden reed-beds I heard the starlings sing — " Ah that sweet March month, when we and our ..."

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