Definition of Towhees

1. Noun. (plural of towhee) ¹



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Definition of Towhees

1. towhee [n] - See also: towhee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Towhees

toweriest
towering
towering inferno
towering infernos
toweringly
towerless
towerlike
towers
towers of Hanoi
towers of strength
towery
towhead
towheaded
towheads
towhee
towhees (current term)
towier
towies
towiest
towilly
towind
towing
towing bitt
towing line
towing path
towing rope
towings
towkay
towkays

Literary usage of Towhees

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1. Birds of North America by Jim Roetzel (2007)
"Part of the sparrow family, Eastern towhees nest in low bushes or grasses from New England to Virginia and the Midwest. ..."

2. The Condor by Cooper Ornithological Society, Cooper Ornithological Club (1899)
"Having freed the premises from the cats by late spring, the Oregon towhees began to build more on the ground, also the California Partridges commenced to ..."

3. Sketches of Some Common Birds by Perley Milton Silloway (1897)
"After the nesting season the towhees become shyer and less musical than during the preceding weeks. They resort in families to the high weeds and bushes ..."

4. The Land of Sunshine by Charles Fletcher Lummis (1899)
"If it were not for our door and window screens the towhees would occupy our homes ... One pair of towhees chose the fur from a buffalo skin hung out on the ..."

5. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"Green- tailed towhees were common on Mount Pinos in much the same surroundings as chosen by the Stephens Fox Sparrow ; but the former were noted a little ..."

6. Stories of Our Western Birds by Elizabeth Grinnell, Joseph Grinnell (1903)
"We catch the towhees playing with the white rags we place in sheltered nooks for them, ... towhees from all around made nests that belonged to us. ..."

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